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  1. North-West Passage

    . See North-East.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. north-west passage

    By Hudson's Bay into the Pacific Ocean has been more than once attempted of late years, but hitherto without success. Some greatly doubted the practicability of such an enterprise; but the north-west passage, as far as relates to the flow of the sea beneath the ice, was satisfactorily solved by H.M.S. Investigator, Sir R. Maclure, reaching the western end of Barrow's Straits. The former question, up to Melville Island, which Sir R. Maclure reached and left his notice at in 1852, having been already thoroughly established by Sir E. Parry in 1820.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of north-west passage in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of north-west passage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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