intercardinal point

intercardinal point

[¦in·tər′kärd·ən·əl ‚pȯint]
(geodesy)
Any of the four directions midway between the cardinal points, that is, northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest. Also known as quadrantal point.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

intercardinal point

Any of the four directions midway between the cardinal points; northeast, southeast, southwest, or northwest. See also cardinal points.
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At the four intercardinal points lie the sacred mountains on which the ancestors and spirits of nature reside.