Usage examples for navigation

  1. Its situation at the head of navigation on the Alabama river, its connection by rail with important points, and the rich agricultural country with which it is surrounded, make it a great commercial centre, and the second city in the State as regards wealth and population. – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  2. As navigation is only possible in those parts for a few weeks in the year, the captain was obliged to return to Vladivostock. – Modern Saints and Seers by Jean Finot
  3. We have discussed the Navigation Acts, by means of which England encouraged her ship- owners. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  4. But I am in full charge of navigation for the nakuda, the owner. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  5. 61n; navigation on, ii. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  6. Talk about your scientific navigation wouldn't I like to see what one of them thar scientific captings would do with his vessel last night on sech a track as I run over! – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  7. It has never been contemplated that if inland rivers were opened to navigation it would then be necessary for the Federal Government to provide the navigation – State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge
  8. When the sea was heavy these rock islands made navigation among them a dangerous occupation. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  9. It was not until a couple of weeks before the expected close of navigation that the puzzle- maker said, " Let me see book!" – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  10. You evidently have no wish to try and fool me in this navigation – Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 by Various
  11. Brazil is also taking more and more into her own hands her coastal and river navigation and is extending her shipping lines to foreign ports. – South America and the War by F. A. Kirkpatrick
  12. From then on we gave up all attempts at navigation and went in for plain sailing. – The Cruise of the Kawa by Walter E. Traprock [Pseudonym of George S. Chappell]
  13. Guadaloupe or Martinico alone would have given us material aid; much in the way of duties, much in the way of trade and navigation – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  14. Thus they are not only vessels of burden, but fit for distant navigation – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  15. The Ebro, notwithstanding its length, the number of its tributaries, and the extent of its basin, 25, 000 square miles, is of little use for navigation – Spain by Wentworth Webster
  16. The Company immediately erected a trading- house, at the head of navigation of the Hudson river, which as we have mentioned, was then called Prince Maurice's River. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  17. The town of Melun was restored to the lord duke; the navigation of the river once more became free up stream and down; great was the satisfaction in Paris and throughout the whole country; and peace being thus made, the two princes returned both of them home. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume II. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  18. As an art logic may be called the navigation of the sea of thought. – Deductive Logic by St. George Stock
  19. He would have made me second mate; but then, you see, I don't understand navigation and so I couldn't take the situation. – Twice Lost by W.H.G. Kingston
  20. Then with our superior knowledge of propulsion we could forever settle the perplexing problem of aerial navigation – Life in a Thousand Worlds by William Shuler Harris