Unnavigable sentence example
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It is lowest in November, and rocks, shallows, and the remains of old dams then render it almost unnavigable.
Pascagoula and Point aux Chenes bays; separated from it by the shallow and practically unnavigable Mississippi Sound is a chain of low, long and narrow sand islands, the largest of which are Petit Bois, Horn, Ship and Cat.
From Shigatse, which stands near the mouth of the Nyang Chu, to the Kyi-chu, or Lhasa river, there is no direct route, the river being unnavigable below Shigatse.
Swollen by the melting of the winter snows and by heavy rains in the mountains, it is frequently a torrent, and is thus, except in the last few miles, unnavigable for either boats or rafts.Advertisement
There are numerous other rivers - every valley has its stream, for the most part unnavigable.
The city stands on the banks of the river Sumida, which, although pretty wide, is unnavigable by vessels of large tonnage owing to its shallowness.
The country is well watered, but with the exception of the Rufiji the rivers, save for a few miles from their mouths, are unnavigable.
Between Karuma and Murchison Falls the Victoria Nile is unnavigable.
All these streams are interrupted by rapids as they descend from the highlands to the plain and are unnavigable by steamers save for a few miles from their mouths.Advertisement
Finally the sea had overwhelmed Atlantis, and had thenceforward become unnavigable owing to the shoals which marked the spot.
The river, which is unnavigable and winding at this point, forms the western boundary of the city for more than 4 m., and is spanned by three public bridges and a number of railway bridges.
Canals on the Canadian side of these unnavigable stretches admit vessels of a considerable size to lakes Ontario and Erie.
Like the Coppermine, the only other large river of this part of Canada, it is rendered unnavigable by a succession of rapids and rocks.
In consequence of their great slope and the intermittent supply of water the rivers - except the Zambezi - are unnavigable save for a few miles from their mouths.Advertisement
This has a great volume of water, but is unnavigable because of its steep gradient and many gorges.
It is a large but quite unnavigable stream.
Below this the only large affluent is the Nam Pawn, which drains all Karenni and a considerable portion of the Shan States, but is quite unnavigable.
Of the two great affluents of the Yukon, the Tanana is for the most part unnavigable, while the Koyukuk is navigable for more than 450 m.
These rivers descend from the mountains in great falls, and like the other Abyssinian streams are unnavigable in their upper courses.Advertisement
Thus, as is the case of the Orange river also, they are, with rare exceptions, unnavigable.
It is thus unnavigable except for small coasting and fishing boats, and sea-going vessels proceed through the Memeler Tief (Memel Deep), which connects the Baltic with Memel and has a depth of 19 ft.
The Nam Pawn is a large river, with an average breadth of 100 yds., but is unnavigable owing to its rocky bed.
Falling 8000 or more feet in little over 200 m., these streams are unnavigable.