Some articles on north, north north:
... The North Atlantic Current (also known as North Atlantic Drift and North Atlantic Sea Movement) is a powerful warm ocean current that continues the Gulf Stream northeast ... The other major branch continues north along the coast of northwestern Europe ... Driven by the global thermohaline circulation (THC), the North Atlantic Current is also often considered part of the wind-driven Gulf Stream which goes further east and north from ...
... If navigating by gyrocompass, the reference direction is true north, in which case the terms true bearing and geodetic bearing are used ... In stellar navigation, the reference direction is that of the North Star, Polaris ... Bearings can also be trasmited in to NNE-North North East NNNE-North North North east and ENNE-East North North East ...
Famous quotes containing the word north:
“I do not speak with any fondness but the language of coolest history, when I say that Boston commands attention as the town which was appointed in the destiny of nations to lead the civilization of North America.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“When the Somalians were merely another hungry third world people, we sent them guns. Now that they are falling down dead from starvation, we send them troops. Some may see in this a tidy metaphor for the entire relationship between north and south. But it would make a whole lot more sense nutritionallyas well as providing infinitely more vivid viewingif the Somalians could be persuaded to eat the troops.”
—Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)