Notwithstanding this, much timber is floated down, and the Panlaung is navigable for small boats all the year round.
It is navigable for large vessels as far as Grodno.
The river was navigable as far as Capua.
On the eastern side of the river, on the other hand, there are several important tributaries descending from the Persian mountains: the Khabur, a little north of 37° N., navigable for rafts; the Great Zab, at 36° N., just below Nimrud, the ancient Calah; the Little Zab, about 35° 15' N.; the 'Adhem at 34° N.
For rafts the river is navigable from Diarbekr and is termed by the natives "the cheap cameleer."
The Oise, Aisne and Marne are navigable, and canalsfurnish 170 m.
The Trent is navigable from a point near the town downward.
The chief navigable rivers are:
The South Alligator river, flowing into Van Diemen's Gulf, is also a fine stream, navigable for over 30 m.
The Roper is a magnificent stream, navigable for about 75 or 80 m.
The first-named is far finer than its fellows, and is navigable for steamers for about 40 m.
The Muar waters a very fertile valley, and is navigable for native boats for over 150 m.
The deepest rivers are the Kuantan and Rompin; the largest are the Kelantan and the Pahang, both of which are navigable for native boats for a distance of over 250 m.
The largest and only navigable rivers of Vermont are among those flowing into Lake Champlain: the Missisquoi, the Lamoille, the Winooski and Otter Creek.
The only river with traffic of commercial importance is Otter Creek, flowing northwards into the southern part of Lake Champlain and having a navigable length of 8 m.
It is only navigable by small sailing-vessels, even in its estuary, but its waters are extensively utilized for irrigation.
From Jalalabad downwards the river is navigable by boats or rafts of inflated skins, and is considerably used for purposes of commerce.
The Arno is navigable for barges as far as Florence; but it is liable to sudden floods, and brings down with it large quantities of earth and stones, so that it requires careful regulation.
About 1880, while the Gediz Chai was throwing its silt unchecked into the Gulf of Smyrna and gradually filling the navigable channel, there was talk of reviving Fokia as a new port for Smyrna, and connecting it with the Cassaba railway.
The Parnahyba is navigable for boats of 3 ft.
Draught up to Nova York, a few miles above the mouth of the Gurgueia, and could be made navigable up to the mouth of the Balsas.
Navigable canals had in 1886 a total length of abput 655 m.; they are principally situated in Piedmont, Lombardy and Venetia, and are thus practically confined to the P0 basin.
The P0 is itself navigable from Turin downwards, but through its delta it is so sandy that canals are preferred, the P0 di Volano ~.nd the P0 di Primaro on the right, and the Canale Bianco on the left.
The total length of navigable rivers is 967 m.
The river flows in exquisite wooded reaches, navigable only for small boats.
I should have demanded the freedom of all navigable rivers for everybody, that the seas should be common to all, and that the great standing armies should be reduced henceforth to mere guards for the sovereigns.