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  • n  the quality of being suitable for the passage of a ship or aircraft

  • Last week this new, shorter Northwest Passage's navigability was dramatically demonstrated as Hudson Bay Company's Eastern Arctic Patrol Nascopie sounded her way through Bellot .
  • He'll measure a river by its navigability.
  • Opponents have also contended that plans for building a road and improving the navigability of the Ndoki River will open the area to those who would exploit it.
News & Articles

  • Find out which local waterways will be dredged
    Which waterways will be dredged this season? It’s a question asked at this time each year as the town and county work together to develop a dredging schedule. Dredging becomes necessary as shifting sands and beach materials carried in the water build up in creeks and ponds, affecting water quality and the navigability of waterways. […]
    Oct. 6, 2013 - The Suffolk Times
Quotes

  • Yar Adua in AFP
    Inaugurating the project in September President Umaru Yar'Adua said that when completed, it would "ensure all-year-round navigability of the River Niger."
  • Stephen Harper in AFP
    With the retreat of polar ice, increasing navigability of the Northwest Passage and the growing global interest in Arctic resources, Canada faces unprecedented opportunities, but also unprecedented challenges in the North,Harper said on the...
  • Phil Hare in Quad-Cities Online
    I am committed to ensuring that the Mississippi River and its adjoining waterways remain a great source of strength and prosperity for our region,Hare said. "These infrastructure upgrades will spur economic growth by improving navigability...

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