Unnavigable sentence example

unnavigable
  • All are swift and unnavigable, save perhaps for a.
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  • It is lowest in November, and rocks, shallows, and the remains of old dams then render it almost unnavigable.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Falling 8000 or more feet in little over 200 m., these streams are unnavigable.
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  • 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.
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  • There are numerous other rivers - every valley has its stream, for the most part unnavigable.
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  • 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.
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  • The country is well watered, but with the exception of the Rufiji the rivers, save for a few miles from their mouths, are unnavigable.
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  • Between Karuma and Murchison Falls the Victoria Nile is unnavigable.
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  • 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.
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  • Finally the sea had overwhelmed Atlantis, and had thenceforward become unnavigable owing to the shoals which marked the spot.
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  • 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.
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  • Canals on the Canadian side of these unnavigable stretches admit vessels of a considerable size to lakes Ontario and Erie.
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  • Like the Coppermine, the only other large river of this part of Canada, it is rendered unnavigable by a succession of rapids and rocks.
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  • 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.
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  • This has a great volume of water, but is unnavigable because of its steep gradient and many gorges.
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  • It is a large but quite unnavigable stream.
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  • 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.
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  • Out of the Alaska and Nutzotin mountains two great rivers flow southward: the Copper, practically unnavigable except for small boats, because of its turbulence and the discharge of glaciers into its waters; and the Susitna, also practically unnavigable.
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  • 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.
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  • These rivers descend from the mountains in great falls, and like the other Abyssinian streams are unnavigable in their upper courses.
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  • Thus, as is the case of the Orange river also, they are, with rare exceptions, unnavigable.
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  • 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.
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  • The Nam Pawn is a large river, with an average breadth of 100 yds., but is unnavigable owing to its rocky bed.
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