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the right of way of the public over a river to use it as a highway.

NAVIGATION. The act of traversing the sea, rivers or lakes, in ships or other vessels; the art of ascertaining the geographical position of a ship, and directing her course.
     2. It is not within the plan of this work to copy the acts of congress relating to navigation, or even an abstract of them. The reader is referred to Story's L. U. S. Index, h.t.; Gordon's Dic. art. 2905, et seq.

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Turkey is not entitled to issue a navigational telex in relation to an area that falls within the responsibility of the Republic regarding maritime safety and search and rescue operations, it added.
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This has been the key to moving towards the associations' mutual goal which is the continuous improvement of navigational safety.
The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System-1A (IRNSS-1A) will be the first of the seven satellites to be launched to create an independent navigational system similar to US' Global Positioning system (GPS).
The width of navigational channels is very important for navigational safety and is calculated considering ship parameters and environmental conditions (Alderton 2011; Boffey et al.
A navigational source in the port told Saba that the ship Santa, which is 222 meters in length and carrying 1537 containers of goods, will operate its trips to the port by an international navigational trip a week.
In one of what seems to be a set of six textbooks, scholars mostly from Eastern Europe discuss methods and algorithms, of navigation, collision avoidance, geodetic problems in navigational applications, route planning in marine navigation, and aviation and air navigation.

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