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North by east   /nɔrθ baɪ ist/   Listen
North by east

The compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north.  Synonym: NbE.

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"North by east" Quotes from Famous Books

... Near Coquimbo there is much hornblendic rock and various dusky-coloured porphyries. I will describe only one section in this district, namely, from near Illapel in a N.E. line to the mines of Los Hornos, and thence in a north by east direction to Combarbala, at the foot of ...
— South American Geology - also: - Title: Geological Observations On South America • Charles Darwin

Words linked to "North by east" :   point, compass point

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