points of the compass


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points of the compass

[′pȯins əvthə ′käm·pəs]
(geodesy)
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I would suggest if the Northern Powerhouse does come to fruition instead of pumping all our money into projects in London and the South East why not have a tram service that criss-crosses Huddersfield town centre at all points of the compass, maybe in a two-mile radius?
points of the compass, race organisers were left with no choice but to
With the wind off Funchal patchy, unpredictable and arriving from all points of the compass, race organisers were left with no choice but to postpone point-scoring racing, instead running a series of exhibition races for the crowds lining Madeira's attractive coastline.
The location of the building, its orientation in relation to the points of the compass, building layout, size, window design, shading, ventilation, and building envelope color all affect the energy use of the house and, by extension, its sustainability.
This is the human capacity to succumb to contagions of political insanitycontagions that may get started anywhere at all and, in the name of one or another crazy idea, or in response to some kind of beautiful image, may spread with explosive speed to all points of the compass.
On Google Earth, apparently, Cheeseburn sits a few minutes past the noon of North, one of the points of the compass.
Birkenhead formed the magnet which drew sturdy thick-set men from all points of the compass.
Prayers were held at each of the four cardinal points of the compass and taking the vista from the tower summit.
Forget what they say about Manchester weather--the sun shone irresistibly throughout the IED's AGM and Prizegiving day at the city's Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), as Members from all points of the compass gathered to network, be involved in the more formal proceedings, and later applaud those who stepped up to the winners' podium to receive their trophies, medals and certificates.
A number of rivers in the UK flow into other rivers at different points of the compass.
The Liverpool2 brand will become known throughout the world as our new terminal brings customers from all points of the compass, said Gary Hodgson, managing director of Peel Ports Mersey.
for sovereign wealth from the Arabian Gulf state of Qatar, which whilst it appears to be investing in most points of the compass, seems to have a