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Synonyms for southwestward

the compass point midway between south and west

toward the southwest

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in a southwestward direction

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During the southwestward flow at Station 2, increases in chlorophyll-a and RPB were recognized.
The gradual southwestward decrease and eventual disappearance of Aroostook-Matapedia carbonate is attributed to increasing distance from the source coupled with a greater proportion of siliciclastic sediment from bordering highlands.
2013), characterized as an obvious southwestward arc and distinguished with the Qinling-Dabie orogenic belt (Fig.
About the North Cape, its direction appears to be changed, by the influence of a westerly current from Nova Zembla [Novaya Zemlya]; so that it afterwards sets towards the north-west, as high as the borders of the ice, and this operating against the polar current setting to the southwestward, may be the means of preventing the polar ice from spreading across the North Sea.
This discrepancy suggests a southwestward spatial expansion of northern tick populations into the upper Piedmont and mountain regions of Virginia or demographic expansion of persons into areas of previously low tick density in western localities.
Scientists with the US Geological Survey present two reports on structural attributes of Neogene strike-slip faulting and non-uniform strain distribution in the eastern Basin and Range from central Utah southwestward through the Lake Mead area.
Decides that from Point A, the single maritime boundary shall continue southwestward along the line equidistant from the coasts of the Republic of Peru and the Republic of Chile, as measured from that point, until its intersection (at Point B) with the 200-nautical-mile limit measured from the baselines from which the territorial sea of the Republic of Chile is measured.
By the time KAL 007 reached the Siberian coast, it was 160 nautical miles off course and, instead of heading southward toward Japan, was veering southwestward across the Kamchatka Peninsula.
The S-Bahn is also what connects the two geographical points of the poem: after the lyrical "I" bids his guide farewell at the railway station, it is presumably this train--line S1 or S7--that takes him southwestward to Wannsee, where the second scene takes place.
Further to the west, a broad zone of compressive deformation trends southwestward across western Venezuela and central Columbia.
The planes of subordinated fault systems with fault kinematics fall steep to medium steep westward, and almost southwestward.
The foredeep depression started to develop in the inner Zagros after deposition of the widespread Upper Oligocene platform carbonate (Lower Asmari Formation) [23] and migrated southwestward down to its present position in the Persian Gulf [1].
Dreimanis and Terasmae (1958) show that the first motion at Toronto (their "middle till") was westward along the axis of Lake Ontario; so, the ice to the north of Lake Erie shunted southwestward into western Ohio.
As a group, the brigade moved into the Qu'Appelle Valley, onto the Wood Mountain Plateau, and into the Cypress Hills by the late 1860s and early 1870s, and then fanned out both northward toward Round Prairie and southwestward into Montana Territory.
1988) suggest that the core of the syntaxis is comprised of a deformed dome which developed by "layer compression" sub-perpendicular to a southwestward over-thrust direction.
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