Geographic North

Technology / Aviation / Geographic North: The northern axis around which the Earth revolves: aka 'Map North' and TRUE NORTH. Also see MAGNETIC NORTH.

Magnetic North

Technology / Aviation / Magnetic North: The magnetic North pole, located near 71° North latitude and 96° West longitude, that attracts a magnetic compass which is not influenced by local magnetic attraction, as opposed to GEOGRAPHIC NORTH MORE

True North

Technology / Aviation / True North: The northern direction of the axis of the Earth: aka 'Map North.' GEOGRAPHIC NORTH, as opposed to MAGNETIC NORTH. MORE

North Fork

Life Style / Wine Grapes / North Fork: Has synonym name G-2861. Variety released from the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station in 1947. Reported as derived from a Agawam x Early Daisy cross. Heavy cropping variety that ripens a week bef MORE

North Midland Dialect

Entertainment / Literature / North Midland Dialect: A dialect of American English spoke in a strip of land just south of the Northern Dialect. This should not be confused with the Midlands dialect of English spoken in Britain. MORE

North Equatorial Current

Science / Tides and Currents / North Equatorial Current: A current setting west-ward in the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans and in the Indian Ocean from about October to July. It occurs immediately north of the Equatorial Counter Current. MORE

North Germanic

Entertainment / Literature / North Germanic: The sub-branch of the Germanic languages that contains Swedish and Old Norse. MORE

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