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North is one of the primary directions of the compass. It is the distance to the left of a person facing east. North is traditionally at the top of modern western maps. The North Pole is the northernmost point on the planet. Magnetic North is not quite the same place as the actual North Pole but it is close.

See also: "The North" (that term is often used to refer to the wealthy & powerful "North" as opposed to the poorer "South")



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