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adjective as in traversable

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About five years ago, the Congo Basin research center began installing a network of water-monitoring stations to address the “severe lack of basic knowledge” about the river’s main navigable channels, which often serve as roads.

Big Thicket is also a gateway to some 313 miles of navigable waterways, including three designated paddling trails through cypress sloughs, rivers, creeks, and oxbow lakes.

The British had landed five days earlier near the head of navigable waters on the Patuxent River, southeast of Washington.

At the highest navigable point of the Congo River, thick jungle creates an impenetrable wall of green around a large island.

This one literally takes up four corners on Rue Sherbrooke, all navigable via underground routes.

The title to the bed of all lakes, ponds, and navigable rivers to the ordinary high-water mark is vested in the states.

The distance from the navigable waters of the Missouri to the navigable waters of the Columbia is less than three hundred miles.

The river has a deeper channel than the Missouri, and is navigable through the summer months.

It is situated at the mouth of the Yangtse-Kiang, the largest river of Asia, navigable for fifteen hundred miles.

On our right is a mile-long channel leading to South Walsham Broad, part of which is navigable and part private.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to navigable, such as: passable, accessible, open, safe, and travelable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.