Writing (Communications): Directions versus geographic locations

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Wehn are words lilke "east" and "west" capitalized?

Writing (Communications): Directions versus geographic locations

If it's a part of the world in which people live, capitalize it. (e.g., Have you ever visited the Far East?) If it's compass direction, keep it in lower case. (e.g., How far east do I have to travel in order to reach Syracuse?)

   

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5/15/2009 2:43:12 PM
jcbroome@ucdavis.edu said:

What about giving exact directions? The store is located on the north east corner of Bradshaw.

Or

The store is located on the North East corner of Bradshaw?




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