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North Pacific   /nɔrθ pəsˈɪfɪk/   Listen
North Pacific

That part of the Pacific Ocean to the north of the equator.

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"North Pacific" Quotes from Famous Books

... under command of Captain Farragut, being in active preparation, with the object of hunting out this wandering monster which had last been seen three weeks before by a San Francisco steamer in the North Pacific Ocean. I was invited to join this expedition as a representative of France, and immediately decided to do so. The faithful Conseil said he would go with me wherever I went, and thus it came about that my sturdy Flemish companion, ...
— The World's Greatest Books, Vol VIII • Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.

... was composed of six ships and four or five hundred soldiers. On their way from the west coast of North America to the Philippines, they discovered many islands in the North Pacific Ocean; among others the Hawaiian Group, visited many years after by Cook, and named ...
— The First Discovery of Australia and New Guinea • George Collingridge

... whatsoever cause it arises, it exists as a fact that must for all time enter as an element worthy of every attention in lines of travel and communication from the Eastern plains to the North Pacific."[O] ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866 • Various

... Japan adopted the outward forms of Western civilisation, her action was regarded by many as a stage trick—a sort of travesty employed for a temporary purpose. But what do they think now, when they see cabinets and chambers of commerce compelled to reckon with the British of the North Pacific? The awakening of Japan's huge neighbour promises to yield results equally startling and on ...
— The Awakening of China • W.A.P. Martin

Words linked to "North Pacific" :   piece, part, Pacific Ocean, pacific

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