north-northwest north-northwest

Definition(s):

  • (adv) to, toward, or in the north-northwest

Usage(s):

  1. They located it 200 to 300 miles north-northwest of where it is now shown on maps.
  2. Coober Pedy, the Opal capital of Australia, is about 525 miles north-northwest of Adelaide.
  3. The whirling swarm with its double heart of iron approached the impact point from the north-northwest at 20 to 31 miles a second, and at a vertical angle of about 30.

News

  1. Flash Flood Warning Central Duval until 8pm

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.---Good afternoon! Some areas have been socked with about an inch of rain with localized heavier amounts mainly west of the river in Florida and from I-95 west in Georgia. Overall showers and storms will slowly fade and drift north-northwest through the rest of today with only isolated activity overnight.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: First Coast News

  2. Heaviest rain west of river and before 8 p.m.

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.---Good afternoon! Some areas have been socked with about an inch of rain with localized heavier amounts mainly west of the river in Florida and from I-95 west in Georgia. Overall showers and storms will slowly fade and drift north-northwest through the rest of today with only isolated activity overnight.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: First Coast News

  3. In the Saddle: So little rain, so many wildflowers

    We’re zooming north-northwest off the western shoulder of Basalt Mountain on our mountain bikes. We come to a natural rest stop at a meadow where the trail splits after the climb tops out. One branch of the split trail continues toward Toner Reservoir and, eventually, Red Table Mountain.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: The Aspen Times

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