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  • The Baro on reaching the plain becomes, however, a navigable stream affording an open waterway to the Nile.

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  • On the east it is hampered by the stringent regulations of the Russian frontier, and the great waterway of the Oder, though in process of being regulated, is sometimes too low in summer for navigation.

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  • The Punic wars transferred the supreme power from Carthage to Rome, and Latin civilization was established firmly when, in 27 B.C., Andalusia became the Roman province of Baetica - so called after its great waterway, the Baetis (Guadalquivir).

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  • The main lagoon waterway goes by the name of the Bum-Kittam river, and to the north opens into the Sherbro estuary.

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  • The main lagoon waterway goes by the name of the Bum-Kittam river, and to the north opens into the Sherbro estuary.

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  • The Great Lakes waterway naturally finds an outlet in New York City.

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  • In 1907 active preliminary work was begun on the Louisiana section of a great interstate inland waterway projected by the national government between the Mississippi and Rio Grande rivers, almost parallel to the Gulf Coast and running through the rice and truck-farm districts from the Teche to the Mermenton river (92 m.).

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  • In the centre, the valleys of the Ohio, the Cumberland and the Tennessee were the battle-ground of large armies attacking and defending the south and south-eastern states of the Confederacy, while on and beyond the great waterway of the Mississippi was carried on the struggle for those interests, vital to either party, which depended on the mighty river and its affluents.

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  • It is the principal waterway of Wurttemberg, and is greatly used for floating down timber.

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  • In many cases the span is fixed by local conditions, such as the convenient sites for piers, or the requirements of waterway or navigation.

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  • The work of construction was under the control of the Inland Waterways and Docks Section of the Royal Engineers, and involved the reclamation of a large tract of swampy foreshore, the widening and deepening of the waterway, the construction of a wharf and jetty nearly a mile in length equipped with powerful cranes and of docks for the building and repair of certain kinds of craft, the erection of acres of hutments and store-sheds, and the laying of some 50 m.

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  • The open waterway between Stavoren and Enkhuizen, however, as it now exists, dates from 1400.

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  • MAASSLUIS, a river port of Holland, in the province of South Holland, on the New Waterway, 10 m.

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  • The large ship canals to Rotterdam and Amsterdam, called the New Waterway and the North Sea canal respectively, were constructed in 1866-1872 and 1865-1876 at a cost of 21 and 3 million pounds sterling, the former by widening the channel of the Scheur north of Rozenburg, and cutting across the Hook of Holland, the latter by utilizing the bed of the Y and cutting through the dunes at Ymuiden.

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  • In the great vision of world domination which had gradually unfolded itself before German Imperialists, the high-road to be followed ran through Constantinople and Asia Minor - thence the East and the chief waterway to it, the Suez Canal, would come within reach.

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  • The principal waterway is the Missouri River, whose channel has an average depth at low water of about 2 ft.

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  • The completed work provides for a waterway for steamers drawing 24 ft.

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  • In the great vision of world domination which had gradually unfolded itself before German Imperialists, the high-road to be followed ran through Constantinople and Asia Minor - thence the East and the chief waterway to it, the Suez Canal, would come within reach.

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  • There were four units in the building that faced the waterway and walking paths that wound along the banks of the river.

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  • The voyage of Nearchus from the Indus to the Euphrates was intended to link India by a waterway with the Mediterranean lands.

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  • The question of the mastering of this all-important lower waterway in the event of a contest with the Turks had indeed engaged the close attention of British naval and military experts some years earlier.

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  • In the north of the borough are the main waterworks and reservoirs of the New River Company, though the waterway continues to a head in; Finsbury.

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  • waterway, and that with the St Lawrence through Canadian canals that afford a 14-ft.

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  • important engineering work was planned not only to afford a more convenient waterway between the upper Spree and the Havel (and thus to the Elbe), but was to remove from the city to its banks and vicinity those factories of which the noxious, gases and other poisonous emanations were regarded as dangerous to the health of the community.

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  • Lake Ilmen and the river Volkhov, on which stands Novgorod, Rurik's capital, formed part of the great waterway from the Baltic to the Black Sea, and we know that by this route travelled from Scandinavia to Constantinople the tall fair-haired Northmen who composed the famous Varangian bodyguard of the Byzantine emperors.

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  • That there might also be a waterway between Alexandria and the Red Sea, they cut a canal between the Delta and the northern Arsinoe.

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  • below Xiririca, and communicates with an inland canal or waterway extending for many miles along this coast and known as the Iguape, or Mar Pequeno.

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  • The fact that along the whole of its course this remarkable waterway is only separated from the Aegean by the attenuated Gallipoli Peninsula, did, on the other hand, suggest that the most promising method of attack upon the maritime defile from without would be to occupy that significant tongue of land.

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  • of the outlet of the Straits ready for any move of the Allies in that quarter; but, thanks to a system of jetties erected on either shore at the upper end of the Narrows, and to improved communications, troops could be shifted from side to side of the waterway very rapidly.

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  • The national government also made appropriations for opening an inland waterway from Lewes to Chincoteague Bay, Virginia, for improving Wilmington harbour, and for making navigable several of the larger streams of the state.

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  • The surveys and reports of Captain Moresby in 1874 brought home to Queensland (and Australia generally) the dangers possible to her commerce were the coasts opposite to Torres Strait and the entrance to the splendid waterway inside the Barrier Reef to fall into the possession of a foreign power.

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  • wide, which serves as an outlet for the overflow of those lakes and as a waterway for the natives who bring in flowers and vegetables for sale.

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  • The span of the arches ranged from 10 to 33 ft., and the total waterway was only 337 ft.

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  • The waterway of the present London Bridge is 690 ft., and the removal of the obstruction caused by the old bridge caused a lowering of the low-water level by 5 ft., and a considerable deepening of the river-bed.

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  • It rose into importance as a fishing harbour towards the end of the 16th century, and its prosperity rapidly increased after the opening of the New Waterway (the Maas ship canal) from Rotterdam to the sea.

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  • In 2907 an inland waterway from Cape May to Bay Head was planned: the length of this channel, through and between coastal sounds from the southernmost part of the state to the northern end of Barnegat Bay in the N.E.

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  • That there might also be a waterway between Alexandria and the Red Sea, they cut a canal between the Delta and the northern Arsinoe.

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  • The fact that along the whole of its course this remarkable waterway is only separated from the Aegean by the attenuated Gallipoli Peninsula, did, on the other hand, suggest that the most promising method of attack upon the maritime defile from without would be to occupy that significant tongue of land.

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  • The waterway of the present London Bridge is 690 ft., and the removal of the obstruction caused by the old bridge caused a lowering of the low-water level by 5 ft., and a considerable deepening of the river-bed.

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  • The one obstruction in the waterway is a fall of 165 ft.

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  • Its position on the side of India nearest to Europe, its advantages as a port and a railway centre, and its monopoly of the cotton industry, are counteracted by the fact that the region which it serves cannot vie with the valley of the Ganges in point of fertility and has no great waterway like the Ganges or Brahmaputra.

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  • Its position on the side of India nearest to Europe, its advantages as a port and a railway centre, and its monopoly of the cotton industry, are counteracted by the fact that the region which it serves cannot vie with the valley of the Ganges in point of fertility and has no great waterway like the Ganges or Brahmaputra.

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  • The Hook (Hoek) of Holland harbour, built at the mouth of the New Waterway (1866-1872) from Rotterdam, is the chief approach to Central Europe from Harwich on the east coast of England.

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  • With its expansions, the narrow and deep Arrow lakes, it is an important waterway in the Kootenay region.

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  • the plain of Tarbes, and for the remainder of its course in the department of Hautes Pyrenees is of much less importance as a waterway than as a means of feeding the numerous irrigation canals which cover the plains on each side.

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  • Geographically the Safed Koh is not an isolated range, for there is no break in the continuity of water divide which connects it with the great Shandur offshoot of the Hindu Kush except the narrow trough of the Kabul river, which cuts a deep waterway across where it makes its way from Dakka into the Peshawar plains.

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  • Boilers with a single waterway are of three principal types, the Cornish, the saddle and the conical.

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  • The Hook (Hoek) of Holland harbour, built at the mouth of the New Waterway (1866-1872) from Rotterdam, is the chief approach to Central Europe from Harwich on the east coast of England.

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  • With its expansions, the narrow and deep Arrow lakes, it is an important waterway in the Kootenay region.

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  • It is exceedingly shallow, however, and is not of much importance as a waterway.

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  • was organized to develop a waterway from Jacksonville to Biscayne Bay by connecting with canals the St Johns, Matanzas, and Halifax rivers, Mosquito Lagoon, Indian river, Lake Worth, Hillsboro river, New river, and Snake Creek; in 1908 this vast undertaking was completed.

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  • The Sudan government, however, sent engineering parties to remove the sudd blocks and open out a continuous waterway.

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  • long) across the north part of the state of Delaware, between the Delaware river and Chesapeake Bay; this canal received Federal aid in 1828, was completed in 1829, and in 1907 was chosen as the most practicable route for a proposed ship waterway between the Chesapeake and the Delaware.

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  • The South Beveland (1862-1866) canal connects the East and West Scheldt; similarly in South Holland the Voorne canal unites the Haringvliet with the New Maas, which does not allow the passage of large vessels above Brielle; whilst owing to the banks and shallows in front of Hellevoetsluis the New Waterway was cut to Rotterdam.

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  • The growth of the great shipbuilding and engineering companies; now amalgamated, of which the Armstrong firm at Elswick is the most famous, necessitated the dredging of the river so as to form a deep waterway.

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  • of navigable waterway.

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  • important artificial waterway.

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  • It is no longer of commercial importance as a waterway.

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  • in width, with a depth of 30 fathoms. At the eastern end of the pass are the celebrated Iron Gates, a rapid so named by the Turks, not from die surrounding heights, which here descend gradually to the river, but from the number of submerged rocks in the waterway.

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  • long) and the west pier (1041 yds.) are favourite promenades, The waterway between them is the entrance to the harbour.

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  • Port Jervis was laid out in 1826, soon after work began on the Delaware && Hudson Canal; it owes its origin to that waterway (now abandoned), and was named in honour of John Bloomfield Jervis (1795-1885), the engineer who constructed the canal, who, in 1836, was in charge of the construction of the Croton Aqueduct, and wrote Railway Proper"), (18J9) and The Construction and Management of Railways (1861).

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  • La Condamine, seven months later, was able to give to the French Academy an account of Father Roman's extraordinary voyage, and thus confirm the existence of this wonderful waterway first reported by Father Acura in 1639.

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  • across, and sometimes less than half a mile wide, placed at a point commanding the great waterway between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, the position affords immense scope for commercial enterprise and political action in rich and varied regions of the world.

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  • The narrow straits in which the waterway connecting the Mediterranean with the Black Sea contracts, both to the north and to the south of the city, could be rendered impassable to hostile fleets approaching from either direction, while on the landward side the line of defence was so short that it could be strongly fortified, and held against large numbers by a comparatively small force.

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  • long, branches off to the north-west, affording a waterway to Lagos.

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  • Its situation on the great mid-European waterway and as the junction of several main lines of railway has largely favoured its rapid growth and industrial development.

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  • Streams and rivers are abundant, the latter very large in proportion to the size of the islands, affording a waterway to the rich districts along their banks.

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  • The marshes of Syrmia are partially drained by the so-called "Canal of Probus," the one large artificial waterway in the country, said to have been cut by the Romans in the 3rd century.

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  • of canal to connect them, a continuous waterway could be formed for 270 m.

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  • Sulina and the St George, the central or Sulina branch, owing to its greater depth of water over the bar, had from time immemorial been the principal waterway for sea-going vessels; its average depth throughout its course, which could not always be counted on, was 8 ft., but it contained numerous shoals where vessels had to lighten, so that cargo had often to be shifted several times in the voyage down the river.

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  • These have shortened the length of the Sulina canal by i 1 nautical m., eliminated all the difficult bends and shoals, and provided an almost straight waterway 34 m.

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  • In 1897 the river continuation of the Kaiserfahrt was opened to navigation, and, further, the waterway between the Haff and the Baltic was deepened to 24 ft.

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  • There are also extensive areas of fine land suitable for cotton, with the waterway of the Niger close at hand.

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  • NIGER, a great river of West Africa, inferior only to the Congo and Nile among the rivers of the continent, and the only river in Africa which, by means of its tributary the Benue, affords a waterway uninterrupted by rapids, and available for shallow-draught steamers, to the far interior.

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  • Leaving out of account the Welle-Ubangi (and Idrisi's description of the two Niles may infer a knowledge of that stream, which was supposed by Schweinfurth to form part of the Chad system), there is an almost continuous waterway from the mouth of the Senegal to that of the Nile.

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  • Trade is facilitated by the great waterway of the Elbe as well as by a complete system of railways.

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  • There were four units in the building that faced the waterway and walking paths that wound along the banks of the river.

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  • Over 11,000 new marina berths are likely to be needed over the next decade to meet a shortage of inland waterway moorings.

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  • Waterfront Projects This package of schemes aims to improve the waterway corridor running through Aire Valley.

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  • dhow dinner cruise Dubai Creek is a historical waterway that has provided the lifeblood of Dubai's vibrant city.

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  • In fact, the new owners were so disinterested in the waterway that the canal didn't even have a head office.

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  • enjoyment of the waterway.

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  • The views on this part of the canal (actually navigable feeder better describes the waterway) are magnificent.

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  • intercoastal waterway.

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  • Signs Signs should not be visually intrusive from the waterway.

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  • Dhow dinner cruise Dubai Creek is a historical waterway that has provided the lifeblood of Dubai's vibrant city.

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  • marina berths are likely to be needed over the next decade to meet a shortage of inland waterway moorings.

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  • navigable waterway is used by pleasure cruisers.

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  • navigate in the Bristol Channel they were navigating a busy waterway, sharing it with ocean going freighters, tankers and coasters.

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  • We raise funds for waterway regeneration, conservation, recreation, community, arts, education, access and activity projects.

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  • reopen the whole waterway between Surrey and Sussex.

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  • With a mind to the present trends in waterway restoration the success stories far outweighed the problems.

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  • In the Mekong Delta, small sampans will carry us through the intricate canals of this amazing waterway.

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  • Currently closed but there are plans to restore the waterway.

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  • Whilst in the Bristol Channel they were navigating a busy waterway, sharing it with ocean going freighters, tankers and coasters.

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  • The whole of the navigable waterway is used by pleasure cruisers.

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  • waterway restoration during the past decade.

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  • waterway corridor running through Aire Valley.

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  • waterway regeneration.

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  • Near the Shatt al-Arab waterway, in low-lying, marshy areas, oily slicks of water are visible from the roadway.

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  • He had determined that the Indus fleet should be used to explore this new world and try to find a waterway between the Indus and the Persian Gulf.

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  • It is exceedingly shallow, however, and is not of much importance as a waterway.

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  • Lake Ilmen and the river Volkhov, on which stands Novgorod, Rurik's capital, formed part of the great waterway from the Baltic to the Black Sea, and we know that by this route travelled from Scandinavia to Constantinople the tall fair-haired Northmen who composed the famous Varangian bodyguard of the Byzantine emperors.

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  • was organized to develop a waterway from Jacksonville to Biscayne Bay by connecting with canals the St Johns, Matanzas, and Halifax rivers, Mosquito Lagoon, Indian river, Lake Worth, Hillsboro river, New river, and Snake Creek; in 1908 this vast undertaking was completed.

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  • The voyage of Nearchus from the Indus to the Euphrates was intended to link India by a waterway with the Mediterranean lands.

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  • In 1907 active preliminary work was begun on the Louisiana section of a great interstate inland waterway projected by the national government between the Mississippi and Rio Grande rivers, almost parallel to the Gulf Coast and running through the rice and truck-farm districts from the Teche to the Mermenton river (92 m.).

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  • below Xiririca, and communicates with an inland canal or waterway extending for many miles along this coast and known as the Iguape, or Mar Pequeno.

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  • The question of the mastering of this all-important lower waterway in the event of a contest with the Turks had indeed engaged the close attention of British naval and military experts some years earlier.

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  • of the outlet of the Straits ready for any move of the Allies in that quarter; but, thanks to a system of jetties erected on either shore at the upper end of the Narrows, and to improved communications, troops could be shifted from side to side of the waterway very rapidly.

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  • The Nile supplied a waterway for the conveyance of fuel and for the distribution of the finished wares.

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  • The Sudan government, however, sent engineering parties to remove the sudd blocks and open out a continuous waterway.

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  • Curiously enough, Vienna has for a long time turned its back, so to speak, on the magnificent waterway of the Danube, the city being built about '1 m.

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  • It is the principal waterway of Wurttemberg, and is greatly used for floating down timber.

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  • The open waterway between Stavoren and Enkhuizen, however, as it now exists, dates from 1400.

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  • The canal was completed in 1829; in 1907 a commission appointed by the president to report on a route for a waterway between Chesapeake and Delaware bays selected the route of this canal.

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  • The national government also made appropriations for opening an inland waterway from Lewes to Chincoteague Bay, Virginia, for improving Wilmington harbour, and for making navigable several of the larger streams of the state.

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  • Another important undertaking is the deepening of the Trinity river to Dallas, a distance of 511 m., thereby affording a navigable waterway almost to the northern boundary of the state.

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  • The surveys and reports of Captain Moresby in 1874 brought home to Queensland (and Australia generally) the dangers possible to her commerce were the coasts opposite to Torres Strait and the entrance to the splendid waterway inside the Barrier Reef to fall into the possession of a foreign power.

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  • long, affording a waterway between the Stettiner Haff and the river Swine for the largest ocean-going vessels; a new cut, 44 m.

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  • wide, which serves as an outlet for the overflow of those lakes and as a waterway for the natives who bring in flowers and vegetables for sale.

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  • The Great Lakes waterway naturally finds an outlet in New York City.

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  • But the attack failed; subsequent attempts were defeated far from the waterway, and at the end of 1917 the British had reached southern Palestine, and the Turkish army was on the defensive, with other matters than the Canal to engage its attention.

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  • In many cases the span is fixed by local conditions, such as the convenient sites for piers, or the requirements of waterway or navigation.

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  • The span of the arches ranged from 10 to 33 ft., and the total waterway was only 337 ft.

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  • The principal waterway is the Missouri River, whose channel has an average depth at low water of about 2 ft.

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  • In the north of the borough are the main waterworks and reservoirs of the New River Company, though the waterway continues to a head in; Finsbury.

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  • The completed work provides for a waterway for steamers drawing 24 ft.

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  • long) across the north part of the state of Delaware, between the Delaware river and Chesapeake Bay; this canal received Federal aid in 1828, was completed in 1829, and in 1907 was chosen as the most practicable route for a proposed ship waterway between the Chesapeake and the Delaware.

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  • MAASSLUIS, a river port of Holland, in the province of South Holland, on the New Waterway, 10 m.

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  • It rose into importance as a fishing harbour towards the end of the 16th century, and its prosperity rapidly increased after the opening of the New Waterway (the Maas ship canal) from Rotterdam to the sea.

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  • In the centre, the valleys of the Ohio, the Cumberland and the Tennessee were the battle-ground of large armies attacking and defending the south and south-eastern states of the Confederacy, while on and beyond the great waterway of the Mississippi was carried on the struggle for those interests, vital to either party, which depended on the mighty river and its affluents.

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  • waterway, and that with the St Lawrence through Canadian canals that afford a 14-ft.

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  • the plain of Tarbes, and for the remainder of its course in the department of Hautes Pyrenees is of much less importance as a waterway than as a means of feeding the numerous irrigation canals which cover the plains on each side.

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  • Geographically the Safed Koh is not an isolated range, for there is no break in the continuity of water divide which connects it with the great Shandur offshoot of the Hindu Kush except the narrow trough of the Kabul river, which cuts a deep waterway across where it makes its way from Dakka into the Peshawar plains.

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  • The Punic wars transferred the supreme power from Carthage to Rome, and Latin civilization was established firmly when, in 27 B.C., Andalusia became the Roman province of Baetica - so called after its great waterway, the Baetis (Guadalquivir).

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  • On the east it is hampered by the stringent regulations of the Russian frontier, and the great waterway of the Oder, though in process of being regulated, is sometimes too low in summer for navigation.

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  • Boilers with a single waterway are of three principal types, the Cornish, the saddle and the conical.

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  • By means of the New Waterway (1869-90) to the Hook of Holland it is accessible for the largest ships.

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  • The Ombilin, issuing out of the lake on the east side and flowing through a plateau of Eocene sandstone, has on its banks the coalfields of Sungei Durian, &c., but is not serviceable as a waterway for that part of Sumatra.

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  • The large ship canals to Rotterdam and Amsterdam, called the New Waterway and the North Sea canal respectively, were constructed in 1866-1872 and 1865-1876 at a cost of 21 and 3 million pounds sterling, the former by widening the channel of the Scheur north of Rozenburg, and cutting across the Hook of Holland, the latter by utilizing the bed of the Y and cutting through the dunes at Ymuiden.

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  • The South Beveland (1862-1866) canal connects the East and West Scheldt; similarly in South Holland the Voorne canal unites the Haringvliet with the New Maas, which does not allow the passage of large vessels above Brielle; whilst owing to the banks and shallows in front of Hellevoetsluis the New Waterway was cut to Rotterdam.

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  • The mineral resources of the Prussian Rhine province, coupled with its favourable situation and the facilities of transit afforded by its great waterway, have made it the most important manufacturing district in Germany.

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  • Vollendam has its origin in the building of the great sea-dam for the new waterway to Edam in the middle of the 14th century.

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  • In 1900 the Hydrotechnical Congress of Russia discussed the plan of constructing a canal to connect the Caspian more directly with the Black Sea by cutting an artificial waterway about 22 ft.

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  • The one obstruction in the waterway is a fall of 165 ft.

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  • Malocello's enterprise not only marks the beginning of the oversea expansion of western Europe in exploration, conquest and colonization (after the age of Scandinavian world-roving had passed); it is also probably not unconnected with the great Genoese venture of 1291 (in search of a waterway to India, which soon follows), with which this attempt at Canarian discovery and dominion has been by some unjustifiably identified.

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  • This canal provides, with the Illinois & Michigan canal and the Illinois river, an improved waterway from Chicago to the Mississippi river, and greatly increases the commercial and industrial importance of the "twin cities" of Sterling and Rock Falls, where the Rock river is dammed by a dam nearly 1500 ft.

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  • The Zambezi itself is, however, unsatisfactory as a waterway, and the direct connexion of Nyasaland with an ocean port was at length undertaken in 1920, with the building of a railway (170 m.

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  • the shaft, a split in the huge sandstone rocks which serves as the waterway of the Wadi Musa.

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  • The work of construction was under the control of the Inland Waterways and Docks Section of the Royal Engineers, and involved the reclamation of a large tract of swampy foreshore, the widening and deepening of the waterway, the construction of a wharf and jetty nearly a mile in length equipped with powerful cranes and of docks for the building and repair of certain kinds of craft, the erection of acres of hutments and store-sheds, and the laying of some 50 m.

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  • The growth of the great shipbuilding and engineering companies; now amalgamated, of which the Armstrong firm at Elswick is the most famous, necessitated the dredging of the river so as to form a deep waterway.

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  • The various schemes which have been put forward for the conversion of the San Juan and the lacustrine depression into an interoceanic waterway are fully discussed under Panama Canal.

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  • of navigable waterway.

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  • important engineering work was planned not only to afford a more convenient waterway between the upper Spree and the Havel (and thus to the Elbe), but was to remove from the city to its banks and vicinity those factories of which the noxious, gases and other poisonous emanations were regarded as dangerous to the health of the community.

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  • In 2907 an inland waterway from Cape May to Bay Head was planned: the length of this channel, through and between coastal sounds from the southernmost part of the state to the northern end of Barnegat Bay in the N.E.

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  • important artificial waterway.

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  • It is no longer of commercial importance as a waterway.

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  • The river Weaver, a tributary of the Mersey, affords a waterway of importance to the salt-producing towns of Cheshire.

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  • long), completed in 1906, follows the left bank of the Congo from Stanley Falls, past the rapids to Ponthierville, whence there is a navigable waterway of 300 m.

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  • The Baro on reaching the plain becomes, however, a navigable stream affording an open waterway to the Nile.

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  • in width, with a depth of 30 fathoms. At the eastern end of the pass are the celebrated Iron Gates, a rapid so named by the Turks, not from die surrounding heights, which here descend gradually to the river, but from the number of submerged rocks in the waterway.

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  • broad on either side of the waterway, and the two ports of Colon and Panama.

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  • long) and the west pier (1041 yds.) are favourite promenades, The waterway between them is the entrance to the harbour.

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  • Port Jervis was laid out in 1826, soon after work began on the Delaware && Hudson Canal; it owes its origin to that waterway (now abandoned), and was named in honour of John Bloomfield Jervis (1795-1885), the engineer who constructed the canal, who, in 1836, was in charge of the construction of the Croton Aqueduct, and wrote Railway Proper"), (18J9) and The Construction and Management of Railways (1861).

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  • La Condamine, seven months later, was able to give to the French Academy an account of Father Roman's extraordinary voyage, and thus confirm the existence of this wonderful waterway first reported by Father Acura in 1639.

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  • across, and sometimes less than half a mile wide, placed at a point commanding the great waterway between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, the position affords immense scope for commercial enterprise and political action in rich and varied regions of the world.

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  • The narrow straits in which the waterway connecting the Mediterranean with the Black Sea contracts, both to the north and to the south of the city, could be rendered impassable to hostile fleets approaching from either direction, while on the landward side the line of defence was so short that it could be strongly fortified, and held against large numbers by a comparatively small force.

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  • long, branches off to the north-west, affording a waterway to Lagos.

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  • Its situation on the great mid-European waterway and as the junction of several main lines of railway has largely favoured its rapid growth and industrial development.

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  • Streams and rivers are abundant, the latter very large in proportion to the size of the islands, affording a waterway to the rich districts along their banks.

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  • The marshes of Syrmia are partially drained by the so-called "Canal of Probus," the one large artificial waterway in the country, said to have been cut by the Romans in the 3rd century.

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  • of canal to connect them, a continuous waterway could be formed for 270 m.

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  • Sulina and the St George, the central or Sulina branch, owing to its greater depth of water over the bar, had from time immemorial been the principal waterway for sea-going vessels; its average depth throughout its course, which could not always be counted on, was 8 ft., but it contained numerous shoals where vessels had to lighten, so that cargo had often to be shifted several times in the voyage down the river.

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  • These have shortened the length of the Sulina canal by i 1 nautical m., eliminated all the difficult bends and shoals, and provided an almost straight waterway 34 m.

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  • In 1897 the river continuation of the Kaiserfahrt was opened to navigation, and, further, the waterway between the Haff and the Baltic was deepened to 24 ft.

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  • There are also extensive areas of fine land suitable for cotton, with the waterway of the Niger close at hand.

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  • NIGER, a great river of West Africa, inferior only to the Congo and Nile among the rivers of the continent, and the only river in Africa which, by means of its tributary the Benue, affords a waterway uninterrupted by rapids, and available for shallow-draught steamers, to the far interior.

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  • Leaving out of account the Welle-Ubangi (and Idrisi's description of the two Niles may infer a knowledge of that stream, which was supposed by Schweinfurth to form part of the Chad system), there is an almost continuous waterway from the mouth of the Senegal to that of the Nile.

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  • Trade is facilitated by the great waterway of the Elbe as well as by a complete system of railways.

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  • We raise funds for waterway regeneration, conservation, recreation, community, arts, education, access and activity projects.

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  • The Trust 's aim was a simple one: to reopen the whole waterway between Surrey and Sussex.

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  • With a mind to the present trends in waterway restoration the success stories far outweighed the problems.

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  • In the Mekong Delta, small sampans will carry us through the intricate canals of this amazing waterway.

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  • Marvel at the majestic beauty of the northland 's most famous waterway, the Yukon River, and learn of its storied past.

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  • Currently closed but there are plans to restore the waterway.

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  • Dr. Fletcher spoke of the great upsurge in waterway restoration during the past decade.

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  • Its major brief involves the promotion of partnerships which will extend the success of waterway regeneration.

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  • Near the Shatt al-Arab waterway, in low-lying, marshy areas, oily slicks of water are visible from the roadway.

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  • All that plastic has to end up somewhere, whether it be non-biodegradable trash in a landfill or as garbage floating in a waterway somewhere.

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  • Is there a company near your home that releases heat, coolants or chemicals into a nearby waterway?

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  • The marshland around the intercostal's waterway is home to a vast array of animals and birds and bring the city residents the kind of peaceful escape not often found a stone's throw away from an urban setting.

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  • New Orleans is port to the important waterway of the Mississippi River.

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  • There is never a dull moment on a Mississippi cruise, as the waterway passes through swamps, glacial lakes, rapids and dams.

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  • Nature lovers will marvel at the wondrous sights featured along the majestic waterway.

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  • Storytelling Cruises--Professional storytellers teach passengers about the culture of Native Americans, who used to live along the Mighty Mississippi, and give tours of hallowed Civil War sites located along the historic waterway.

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  • Sightseeing Cruises: Enjoy lectures about the history of the St. Louis Riverfront and the Mississippi River while you travel down the historic waterway onboard a nostalgic riverboat.

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  • Sightseeing Mississippi riverboat cruises allow passengers to see more of the great American waterway than is possible from the shore.

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  • Note that some cruises travel on both the Columbia River and the Snake River, which is a waterway that begins in Eastern Oregon and heads to Southern Idaho.

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  • Alaska's famed Inside Passage is a stunning narrow waterway nestled between towering mountains, quaint waterfront communities, and the Pacific Ocean.

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  • Inside Passage: A sheltered inland waterway, it offers you a chance to see orcas and humpback whales.

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  • Nile River cruises are designed to give tourists a chance to explore the world-famous Egyptian waterway lined with historic temples, tombs and ancient landscapes.

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  • The 315-mile waterway also provides access to charming towns, historic monuments and breathtaking natural wonders.

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  • However, you don't have to sail the entire waterway.

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  • This scenic waterway is nearly untouched wilderness.

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  • Another Avalon Waterway cruise options is a Galapagos Island voyage.

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  • However, there are a few companies that offer evening or twilight cruises on the landmark waterway, including Steamboat Natchez New Orleans Dinner Jazz Cruise.

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  • Known to many as America's most historic waterway, the Mississippi River is the longest of its kind in all of North America.

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  • Sailing on the world-famous waterway is a dream come true for history buffs and avid cruisers.

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  • The historic waterway serves as the perfect backdrop for newlyweds basking in the glow of married life.

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  • Inner tubes are available to guests to move along the waterway.

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  • Oathkeeper - Talk tko Kairi in the Secret Waterway in Traverse Town.

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  • Simba -- At the Secret Waterway speak to Leon.

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  • Florida: Holiday Cove RV Park in Bradenton, FL is near the Intracoastal Waterway and is close to the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • Every day we use that money to pay for crews to travel to polluted regions of the waterway to remove litter, saw apart large natural debris and work to prevent soil runoff and erosion.

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  • The club sits aside Intracoastal Waterway in the center of Myrtle Beach.

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  • Curiously enough, Vienna has for a long time turned its back, so to speak, on the magnificent waterway of the Danube, the city being built about '1 m.

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  • The canal was completed in 1829; in 1907 a commission appointed by the president to report on a route for a waterway between Chesapeake and Delaware bays selected the route of this canal.

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  • Another important undertaking is the deepening of the Trinity river to Dallas, a distance of 511 m., thereby affording a navigable waterway almost to the northern boundary of the state.

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  • But the attack failed; subsequent attempts were defeated far from the waterway, and at the end of 1917 the British had reached southern Palestine, and the Turkish army was on the defensive, with other matters than the Canal to engage its attention.

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  • By means of the New Waterway (1869-90) to the Hook of Holland it is accessible for the largest ships.

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  • The Ombilin, issuing out of the lake on the east side and flowing through a plateau of Eocene sandstone, has on its banks the coalfields of Sungei Durian, &c., but is not serviceable as a waterway for that part of Sumatra.

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  • The mineral resources of the Prussian Rhine province, coupled with its favourable situation and the facilities of transit afforded by its great waterway, have made it the most important manufacturing district in Germany.

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  • Vollendam has its origin in the building of the great sea-dam for the new waterway to Edam in the middle of the 14th century.

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  • In 1900 the Hydrotechnical Congress of Russia discussed the plan of constructing a canal to connect the Caspian more directly with the Black Sea by cutting an artificial waterway about 22 ft.

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  • Malocello's enterprise not only marks the beginning of the oversea expansion of western Europe in exploration, conquest and colonization (after the age of Scandinavian world-roving had passed); it is also probably not unconnected with the great Genoese venture of 1291 (in search of a waterway to India, which soon follows), with which this attempt at Canarian discovery and dominion has been by some unjustifiably identified.

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  • This canal provides, with the Illinois & Michigan canal and the Illinois river, an improved waterway from Chicago to the Mississippi river, and greatly increases the commercial and industrial importance of the "twin cities" of Sterling and Rock Falls, where the Rock river is dammed by a dam nearly 1500 ft.

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  • The Zambezi itself is, however, unsatisfactory as a waterway, and the direct connexion of Nyasaland with an ocean port was at length undertaken in 1920, with the building of a railway (170 m.

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  • the shaft, a split in the huge sandstone rocks which serves as the waterway of the Wadi Musa.

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  • The various schemes which have been put forward for the conversion of the San Juan and the lacustrine depression into an interoceanic waterway are fully discussed under Panama Canal.

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  • of the proposed route of the Delaware and Raritan, and which reserved to the state the right to buy the waterway 30 years (changed in 1831 to 5 0 years) after its completion.

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  • The river Weaver, a tributary of the Mersey, affords a waterway of importance to the salt-producing towns of Cheshire.

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  • long), completed in 1906, follows the left bank of the Congo from Stanley Falls, past the rapids to Ponthierville, whence there is a navigable waterway of 300 m.

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  • Ocean-going steamers for Rotterdam use, however, the New Waterway (Nieuwe Waterweg), a little north of the Meuse.

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  • broad on either side of the waterway, and the two ports of Colon and Panama.

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  • of the proposed route of the Delaware and Raritan, and which reserved to the state the right to buy the waterway 30 years (changed in 1831 to 5 0 years) after its completion.

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  • Ocean-going steamers for Rotterdam use, however, the New Waterway (Nieuwe Waterweg), a little north of the Meuse.

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  • He had determined that the Indus fleet should be used to explore this new world and try to find a waterway between the Indus and the Persian Gulf.

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  • The Nile supplied a waterway for the conveyance of fuel and for the distribution of the finished wares.

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