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Word: navigable

Definition: (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered


Sentences Containing 'navigable'

A relatively small river, it is not navigable.
Almost all of the harbour is navigable by sailing vessels with no submerged rocks or navigational hazards except for a small area around Black Swan Island at Old Bay in the harbours north.
Also featured are a large number of navigable rivers that lead deeper into the heartlands, such as the Delaware River and Connecticut River, which both support large populations.
Another traditional source of wealth is provided by the limestone cliffs overlooking the town, which supported a high-end quarrying industry, producing black marble and bluestone, with the proximity of a relatively wide and deep navigable river facilitating distribution.
APPS applies to all U.S. flagged ships anywhere in the world and to all foreign flagged vessels operating in the navigable waters of the United States, or while at a port under U.S. jurisdiction.
Because Tunks Park is at the bottom of a valley and partially enclosed by bushland, it has several short, easily navigable bushwalking trails that lead up to Naremburn to the west and Northbridge to the east. A skatepark and youth plaza is also scheduled to be completed soon.
But those of a city, situated near either the sea-coast or the banks of a navigable river, are not necessarily confined to derive them from the country in their neighbourhood.
Centuries later, in 1806, during the Napoleonic era, was built the Canal de l'Ourcq, destined to the inland navigation when the Marne river is not navigable because of temporary sandbanks.
Following the renovations from 2010 to 2011, the Jiji Line became navigable to other types of trains.
For the majority of its course the Little Cacapon is a shallow non-navigable stream.
However, because most cruise lines are foreign registered and because APPS only applies to foreign ships within U.S. navigable waters, the APPS regulations have limited applicability to cruise ship operations.
However, on realizing the difficulty of this undertaking from the Pacific Ocean side of the mountains, in 1870 he gained a concession from the Government of Brazil to explore the construction of a railway to connect the border states of Rondônia and Acre to the navigable Amazon river at Porto Velho.
In 1807 Millar published with William Vazie "Observations on the Advantages and Practicability of making Tunnels under Navigable Rivers, particularly applicable to the proposed Tunnel under the Forth", Edinburgh.
In 2000, the U.S. Congress enacted legislation restricting cruise ship discharges in U.S. navigable waters within the state of Alaska.
In Bengal, the Ganges, and several other great rivers, form a great number of navigable canals, in the same manner as the Nile does in Egypt.
In Mississippi before the war, for instance, most plantations were developed along the Mississippi and other navigable rivers.
In our North American colonies, the plantations have constantly followed either the sea-coast or the banks of the navigable rivers, and have scarce anywhere extended themselves to any considerable distance from both.
In the 18th century the Gipping was made navigable between Stowmarket and Ipswich by a series of locks.
It applies to all vessels operating in U.S. navigable waters and the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
It is navigable for large craft and the major ferry lines to and from Stockholm pass through it.
Its wide lagoon has two navigable passes to enter it.
Navigable for only a short distance, the creek quickly rises into the Piedmont and through a series of small falls, provides a dependable source of power for mills.
None of the rivers are navigable within the limits of the district. Culture and recreation.
None of the rivers within the district are navigable.
Of the 4 main inflows only Melaleuca Creek is truly navigable and maintains a depth in excess of 2–3 meters for more than 6.5 km upstream of "Claytons Corner" which provides marine access to Melaleuca.
Of this kind are the duties, which, in French, are called peages, which in old Saxon times were called the duties of passage, and which seem to have been originally established for the same purpose as our turnpike tolls, or the tolls upon our canals and navigable rivers, for the maintenance of the road or of the navigation.
Of this kind is, first, the banking trade; secondly, the trade of insurance from fire and from sea risk, and capture in time of war; thirdly, the trade of making and maintaining a navigable cut or canal; and, fourthly, the similar trade of bringing water for the supply of a great city.
Prior to this time and despite federal control of navigable waters and the necessary congressional approval to construct such facilities, Congress had left the regulation of hydroelectric power to the individual states.
Section 312 of the Clean Water Act seeks to address this gap by prohibiting the dumping of untreated or inadequately treated sewage from vessels into the navigable waters of the United States (defined in the act as within of shore).
The depth and the supply of water for a navigable canal must be proportioned to the number and tonnage of the lighters which are likely to carry goods upon it; the extent of a harbour, to the number of the shipping which are likely to take shelter in it.
The first federal legislation broadly dealing with hydroelectric development regarded its competition with navigation usage; with the passage of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 Congress made it illegal to dam navigable streams without a license (or permit) from them.
The Hongdao Channel Bridge has a span of . The non-navigable sections of the bridge have a span of . Length.
The inland parts of the country can for a long time have no other market for the greater part of their goods, but the country which lies round about them, and separates them from the sea-coast, and the great navigable rivers.
The Jiaozhou Bay Bridge has three navigable sections: the Cangkou Channel Bridge to the west, the Dagu Channel Bridge to the east, and the Hongdao Channel Bridge to the north.
The lower of the course of Kuloy, downstream from the selo of Kulogory, are navigable; the course adjacent to the canal is not navigable anymore.
The Marine Unit provides a specialist resource to the force and a policing presence along the 253 miles of navigable coastline of the two counties.
The Mississippi receives and carries to the Gulf water from fifty four subordinate rivers that are navigable by steamboats, and from some hundreds that are navigable by flats and keels.
The neighbourhood of the sea-coast, and the banks of all navigable rivers, are advantageous situations for industry, only because they facilitate the exportation and exchange of such surplus produce for something else which is more in demand there.
The Pizhma is navigable within its lower reaches.
The river became navigable as far as Bedford by 1689.
The same year he produced a 'Variation Chart of all the Navigable Oceans and Seas between latitude 60 degrees N. and S. from Documents, and delineated on a new plan;' and in 1819 a Syriac grammar, the first that ever appeared in English.
The Señoret Channel is a navigable surface water body in the Patagonian region of Chile.
The total navigable length is 14,500 km, out of which about 5200 km of river and 4000 km of canals can be used by mechanised crafts.
The water has to be replaced, or eventually the upper levels of the canal would not hold enough water to be navigable.
This branch of public police, accordingly, is said to be very much attended to in all those countries, but particularly in China, where the high-roads, and still more the navigable canals, it is pretended, exceed very much every thing of the same kind which is known in Europe.
Two stores operated at the site, which was chosen for its proximity to the southernmost navigable point on the river and a prosperous agricultural district, with hopes of the place becoming a viable town.
What they have, therefore, is applied to the cultivation only of what is most fertile and most favourably situated, the land near the sea-shore, and along the banks of navigable rivers.
While wing dams assist in assuring that rivers are navigable, they can also pose a threat to boaters.
Wilmington proper rises from the banks of the navigable Christina River and prospered as a convenient place to collect farm products from the interior of Delaware and central Pennsylvania.
Within the town, brassware production is a traditional craft that has benefited from the presence of the broad and, at this point, easily navigable river which has provided for easy delivery of the raw materials and ready distribution of the resulting products emerging from the artisans' workshops.
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