The Tsars used them to push the frontiers of Russia southwards and east, through Siberia and as far as the Pacific Ocean.
southwards toward Salisbury is the pleasant little town of West Lavington.
From Ghazni southwards to Pannah there is nothing but open plain.
The view is superb both northwards to the Weald and southwards over the Channel.
southwards they reach the Afghan frontier in the Kohistan of Cabl.
John of Gaunt led an army during the summer from Calais southwards.
Northwards the water drains to the Shuru-tso, southwards to the Raga-tsangpo.
(884-860), enlarged his dominions to the Mediterranean westwards and to Lebanon southwards.
Westwards and southwards, however, Sargon's arm swept a wider circuit.
southwards, a hundred yards away, a fine waterfall plunges downwards over enormous boulders amid tall, interlacing trees.