On the 9th, the river fell off again to the westward, and we lost a good deal of the northing we had made the day before.
In fact, they have lost three miles of the three hundred of northing they had so laboriously made.
In their first eight days they made but eight miles' northing.
I wished to make all the northing that was possible, but there was nothing to be done in that way with the spritsail alone.
We walked forward, northing our course, along the headlands.
So they have averaged but forty miles of northing a day during the fortnight.
In navigation, implies the distance made good towards the south: the opposite of northing.
The seed-time sacrifice was linked up with the southing or northing of some prominent star.
The gale had given us some northing, but it had dealt the Endurance what might prove to be a severe blow.
We could observe the difference in the seasons in our northing in company with the sun.