West Northwest

  • (noun): The compass point midway between west and northwest.
    Synonyms: WNW

Some articles on west, west northwest:

Hurricane Gladys (1975) - Meteorological History
... The storm then moved west-northwest where it reached hurricane strength on September 25 where it encountered wind shear ... center of Gladys passed 350 miles (563.2 km) north of Puerto Rico as the storm continued moving west-northwest at 12 mph (19 km/h) ... speed increased to 15 mph (24 km/h) as the storm continued west northwest ...

Famous quotes containing the words northwest and/or west:

    I got my first clear view of Ktaadn, on this excursion, from a hill about two miles northwest of Bangor, whither I went for this purpose. After this I was ready to return to Massachusetts.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    We were young, we were merry, we were very very wise,
    And the door stood open at our feast,
    When there passed us a woman with the West in her eyes,
    And a man with his back to the East.
    Mary Elizabeth Coleridge (1861–1907)