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.

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.