(Latin: ship, ships; sailor)

To return to a given site without the use of landmarks, as some birds to their roosts, by means of instinctual abilities of some animals.
1. The instinctual ability of some animals to return to a given site without the use of landmarks, as birds to their roosts or salmon to spawning streams.
2. The ability of certain animals to travel to a precise distant location; such as, a breeding or wintering site, without any evident use of landmarks.
circumnavigable (adjective), more circumnavigable, most circumnavigable
1. Relating to the ability to sail or to fly around.
2. Pertaining to the capability of making the circuit of by navigation: The earth is a circumnavigable place if one has the right aircraft.
3. The possibility of going or maneuvering around: Ted had to find a circumnavigable way to get through the heavy downtown traffic.
circumnavigate (verb), circumnavigates; circumnavigated; circumnavigating
1. To sail or to fly around something; such as, the world or an island.
2. To move around by walking, driving, etc.
A man is trying to circumnavigate a rock formation in an effort to avoid sharks.

A man is striving to circumnavigate a stone structure in an effort to get away from the threatening sharks.

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circumnavigation (s) (noun), circumnavigations (pl)
1. The act of traveling around something (by ship or plane).
2. Sailing all the way around something.
3. Moving around something in order to avoid hitting it.
4. A satellite or small body in orbit around a larger body; such as, the earth or another celestial body.
Examples of circumnavigation.

Two examples of circumnavigation on the earth and in outer space.

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circumnavigator (s) (noun), circumnavigators (pl)
1. Anyone who travels around.
2. A person who flies or sails around; such as, the world, an island, or other situation.
Galileo Navigation System
Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS)
morbus nauticus (navalis, naviticus)
The commander of a fleet; an admiral.