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synonyms for northerly

  • arctic
  • north
  • northern
  • northward
  • polar
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The most northerly sites were in the Orkney Islands, north of Scotland.
COMMON PARASITE MAY HELP MUSSELS SURVIVE HEAT WAVESSID PERKINSJUNE 16, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The more northerly kelp forests also lack sea otters, an urchin predator that is common farther south.
URCHIN TAKEOVER UNDERLIES CALIFORNIA’S VANISHING KELP FORESTSANUSHREE DAVEMAY 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
I’m drawn to cold climates and northerly latitudes — and wherever harsh weather exists, you’re likely to find tough wool sweaters knitted for the purpose of surviving it.
SWEATER WEATHER TRANSPORTS THIS WRITER TO PLACES LIKE SCOTLAND, IRELAND AND NORWAYKAREN GARDINERDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Between this and the Channel we were delayed by a succession of northerly winds.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The river then trends in a northerly direction for seven miles, without any sinuosity of consequence.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Adiutrix for work elsewhere, it recalled both governor and legion, and gave up the more northerly of his nominal conquests.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
AS the wolf is a native of cold climates, he must have passed northerly into America, since he is met with in both continents.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Accomentas, a band, or division of the Pawtucket Indians inhabiting the northerly part of Massachusetts in 1674.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
I camped, at about 19,500 feet, on the moraine-covered glacier opposite the junction of the northerly branch from Pks.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
Of tropical fruits, the number is not so great in Peru as in the more northerly district of Guayaquil.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
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WORDS RELATED TO NORTHERLY

  • arctic
  • boreal
  • cold
  • frozen
  • hyperborean
  • northbound
  • northerly
  • northern
  • northmost
  • northward
  • polar
  • septentrional
  • toward North Pole
  • tundra
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