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  • as innortherly
  • as innorthern
  • as innorth

synonyms for northward

  • arctic
  • north
  • northern
  • polar
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How to use northward in a sentence

It also passes through the plane of the solar system out between Uranus and Saturn while heading northward on the way inbound.
THE PERSEID METEOR SHOWER IS ABOUT TO BEGIN—HERE’S HOW TO CATCH ITEMPIREJULY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
High temperatures of up to 110°F are forecast for inland portions of Southern California, northward into the Central Valley, and even stretching toward portions of the San Francisco Bay area and northern parts of the state.
HISTORIC HEAT WAVE IN WEST INTENSIFIES IN CALIFORNIA, WILDFIRE DANGERS INCREASEANDREW FREEDMANJUNE 17, 2021AXIOS
Its movements northward and eastward for this part of its tracked swim are marked off in 50-meter increments in this diagram, while its depth is marked off in 200-meter increments.
WHY DO SEA TURTLES, PENGUINS AND SHARKS SOMETIMES JUST SWIM IN CIRCLES OR SPIRALS?SUSAN MILIUSMARCH 23, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
For decades, single adults — particularly men — dominated the flows northward into the United States, but the number of families and minors traveling without their parents has increased substantially in recent years.
TEXAS FAMILY DETENTION CENTERS EXPECTED TO TRANSFORM INTO RAPID-PROCESSING HUBSMARIA SACCHETTI, NICK MIROFF, SILVIA FOSTER-FRAUMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Using that timeline, the team found that the creatures’ northward push coincides with a dramatic decrease in CO2, which may have removed climate-related barriers, the team reports February 15 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
CLIMATE CHANGE HELPED SOME DINOSAURS MIGRATE TO GREENLANDANUSHREE DAVEFEBRUARY 24, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The second storm, Thursday into Friday, may initially start as a wintry mix but flip to rain as more warm air is drawn northward.
SNOW EXPECTED TONIGHT, MAINLY SOUTH OF D.C., BEFORE POSSIBLE ICE ON SATURDAYJASON SAMENOW, WES JUNKERFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We watched them until the boat faded from sight on the horizon to the northward.
GIANT ANCHORS, WRECKED BOATS AND A ‘LIBERTY’ CLOCK: INSIDE THE STORAGE SITE FOR NAVY MUSEUMMICHAEL RUANENOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He had received to the peace some complaisant Scots whose lands or dwellings lay on his northward route.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
The furnace where the Khamsîn brewed in distant Nubia sent its warnings in advance; it was slowly travelling northward.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
On the 22nd September at daylight after a passage of twenty-five days we saw Roderigues, five or six leagues to the northward.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
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WORDS RELATED TO NORTHWARD

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