Also polewards. toward a pole of the earth; toward the North or South Pole.
facing or moving toward the North or South Pole.
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How to use poleward in a sentence
There the air expands upward and flows poleward at high altitudes.Climatic Changes | Ellsworth Huntington
The winter rains which migrate equatorward are separated by the Sahara from the equatorial rains which migrate poleward.
These would be necessary for a good start in the early spring of a dog-sledge journey North poleward.
The old route across Kennedy Channel to the west side, and so north-poleward, was attempted.
This was alarming, for upon them depended mainly the spring excursions North poleward.