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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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A re-scheme of port charts and ENCs--In response to emerging demands from port authorities and in recognition that navigationally constrained areas are those that will benefit most from the availability of better larger-scale ENC coverage.
Hill illustrates how the navigationally challenged Christopher Columbus and his crew sought to conquer, Christianize, and enslave the Tainos to create the first European colony in the Americas, La Navidad.
Information presentation: * Presentation Graphics * Presentation color * Presentation style * Navigationally efficient iv.
This fin is not only important navigationally and reproductively to the fish, but has also been shown to be subject to modification in environments receiving discharges from paper mills and to common androgens under laboratory conditions.
Similarly, scientists who claim that the different spatial skills in men and women are adaptive must explain why women failed to inherit the superior spatial skills of their navigationally enhanced fathers, he said.
Navigationally superior, atheistically designed and comprehensive in its functionality, it is hoped that this addition will richly justify its presence.
UNCLOS limits coastal state environmental efforts in order to protect the freedom of navigation by providing coastal states with few options for imposing protective measures even in navigationally challenging or ecologically sensitive areas.
It was agreed the race was tactically and navigationally challenging, but nevertheless enjoyable.
Think of a course where you were so lost navigationally trying to find your information.