In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A chain blocked the navigable channel, secured on one side by the city walls and on the other by a tower on an island close to the shore.
- We have a statutory obligation to make sure that certain waterways are navigable.
- And despite it being a navigable waterway, in the whole day we saw about eight boats.
- The trust's ultimate aim is to restore the canal, as a continuous navigable waterway.
- Ice buoys in the U.S. are found in navigable waterways prone to freezing.
- Its aim is to manage, maintain, develop and restore the inland navigable waterways in Ireland.
- These are the two main navigable waterways leading to ports in Iraq.
- The Danube River, Austria's only navigable waterway, flows from southeastern Germany across northern Austria.
- Should there be an issue we will of course make whatever engineering adjustments are necessary in order to preserve the navigable channel.
- France alone has almost 4,200 miles of navigable waterways.
- With thousands of miles of navigable waterways, the state leads the nation in waterborne cargo, handling some 500 million tons a year.
- This is where the river splits into three main navigable channels to the Black Sea, two natural and one man-made, giving captains a choice of routes with distances varying from 35 to 70 miles.
- The mountainous topography and the lack of navigable waterways were an almost insuperable obstacle to the movement of passengers and freight.
- With its action, the state's highest court has potentially granted exclusive fishing rights to anyone owning land traversed by a recognized navigable waterway.
- Such commerce on the national scale was made possible by China's system of navigable waterways, partly natural and partly man-made.
- The Atlantic facade offers warm, mostly navigable seas, a complex, mineral-rich geology, and spectacular biodiversity.
- Europe is famous for having so many miles of navigable waterways, so the Viking ships could and did travel far inland.
- The River Lea has been an important navigable waterway into London for over 500 years, and during the 18th century the navigation was much improved with new cuts and locks.
- Trapped, they chose to paddle three miles down the coast to Waimea, where they hoped the deep-water bay would provide a navigable channel.
- Nigerians rarely transported locally brewed alcohol outside the area of production except where navigable waterways allowed.
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