circumnavigation :

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  • n  traveling around something (by ship or plane)
    Magellan's circumnavigation of the earth proved that it is a globe
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  • Exploring Big Island, where three rivers meet
    The Big Island Circumnavigation Expedition took to a seldom-seen wilderness and exposed schoolchildren to the beauty and power of nature. by Chris Staudinger, Mark Peoples and John Ruskey Several thousand white-beaked coots covered the water when we arrived at the landing at the silky cusp of nightfall. When we shoved off, they did too, with wings over the water that sounded like muffled ...
    June 19, 2013 - Arkansas Times

  • Torben Grael in
    We are finishing Ericsson 4's circumnavigation,Grael said at the end of the ninth leg, in which Ericsson 4 came third behind American boat PUMA and Ericsson 3.
  • Robin Knox-Johnston in International Herald Tribune
    It was my last circumnavigation. I won't do it again, which is sad,Knox-Johnston said. "In four years time I will be too old to do it."
  • Colin Montgomerie in BBC News
    I am fiercely supportive of all Scottish sportspeople. I greatly admired Emma's inspirational solo circumnavigation last year,added Montgomerie. "I have said once before that I would love to take on a new challenge in my life such as...

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