How To Use Unnavigable In A Sentence

  • And rural migrants took up bamboo poles and skeins of rope to join the so-called "stick-stick army" of porters, looking to haul bags of groceries or sacks of concrete mix along unnavigable inclines.
  • Public policy is becoming increasingly reliant on scientific findings, but the differences in the way policy makers and scientists think, communicate, and approach a problem can often create an unnavigable gulf.
  • By the mid-20th century, many were in such disrepair that they were unnavigable. Times, Sunday Times
  • Roads have become unmotorable, traffic unnavigable, and the state government, unresponsive.
  • In response, Mr McCulla claimed the sizeable installations would threaten boats using nearby fishing grounds and render large areas of the Irish Sea unnavigable.
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  • They became unnavigable either because of neglect or because dams were built for irrigation. Times, Sunday Times
  • With the firm supporting his move, Donahoe was able to show colleagues and clients that while his arrangement was unusual, it wasn't unnavigable.
  • ‘But if the Intracoastal Waterway becomes unnavigable, suddenly you're going to have half the recreational boaters that use it, say 8,000 boats, forced out into the ocean,’ said Smith who is also AIWA chairman.
  • "Pennywort is now choking the Long Pond to such a degree that parts of it are unnavigable and will soon become indistinguishable from the surrounding green fields.
  • The book is sprinkled with interesting asides, sometimes in footnotes (like one explaining why Africa's geography - its short, shallow coastlines and unnavigable rivers - helps explain ‘the Dark Continent's ‘underdevelopment).’
  • Here they made camp and prepared for the 18-mile portage necessary to bypass the unnavigable Great Falls.
  • By 1700 the Virginia frontier had been pushed as far west as the fall line—the point upstream at which the rivers emptying into the Atlantic became unnavigable.
  • It turned roads into unnavigable debris fields, and triggered floods and landslides that left communities deluged and cut off. Times, Sunday Times
  • And I have never found big buildings particularly imposing or unnavigable.
  • The pub with the most atmosphere is tiny Turf Tavern, which you get to by following two long, creepy, almost unnavigable alleys off a winding back street.
  • To Deakin's knowledge, no one else has succeeded in navigating a stretch of water classed by the Royal Navy as ‘unnavigable’.
  • Time and again, Web readers are left overwhelmed, bogged down by big blocks of text, unnavigable homepages and user-unfriendly features.
  • But much of the journey has to be done on foot and in a variety of land vehicles: parts of the river, as it falls from its great height at the roof of the world, are unnavigable, while other sections are off-bounds.
  • Strange looking ships set sail from ports to vanish over the horizon, unfettered by the lethal and unnavigable reefs that so restrained the Hub ports.
  • Tributaries were difficult to survey because they remained frozen longer and often became unnavigable soon after water levels dropped following the snow melt.
  • The sun was a cool lamp in the black sky, the stars torches shining across unnavigable distance.
  • But luckily there are very few poachers there because the Mpassa River is completely unnavigable until the stretch near the reserve - there are rapids everywhere.
  • Take, for example, recent stories on a new unnavigable cubist Web site, or how the 14 remaining Netscape users are excited about the next big update.
  • Swift unnavigable waters, swinging screaming baboons, sleeping snakes, red gums ready for their sweet white blood.
  • It is white, vast, apparently endless and utterly unnavigable, the setting for an anxiety dream. Times, Sunday Times
  • Silt levels in Sligo Harbour have been cause for grave concern in recent years, and the current levels mean the port may soon become unnavigable.
  • The nearest paved road is an hour away; in winter, the maze of rutted dirt truck trails hereabouts is nearly unnavigable.
  • It may be the country's longest river, but it's also practically unnavigable. Times, Sunday Times

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