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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 Milius|March 23, 2021|Science 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 hubs|Maria Sacchetti, Nick Miroff, Silvia Foster-Frau|March 4, 2021|Washington 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 Greenland|Anushree Dave|February 24, 2021|Science 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 Saturday|Jason Samenow, Wes Junker|February 11, 2021|Washington 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 museum|Michael Ruane|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Going northward would antagonize Iraqi Sunnis, whom Washington and Baghdad are currently wooing.There’s Only One Way to Beat ISIS: Work With Assad and Iran|Leslie H. Gelb|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shifting all the supplies northward would be an enormous expense, even if those countries would allow it.
Egypt's future irrigation and industrial needs require a major increase in the northward flow of the Nile River.Open Memorandum: Elements of a Possible Peace Deal in Sudan|George Clooney, John Prendergast|November 6, 2010|DAILY BEAST
He had received to the peace some complaisant Scots whose lands or dwellings lay on his northward route.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
The furnace where the Khamsîn brewed in distant Nubia sent its warnings in advance; it was slowly travelling northward.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
On the 22nd September at daylight after a passage of twenty-five days we saw Roderigues, five or six leagues to the northward.
The group consists of several islands; it is separated from the next to the northward by a channel five miles wide.
The most convenient watering-place is near the centre of the beach, a little to the northward of the highest hills.