(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) (not comparable)
1. Relating to the ability to sail or to fly around: The captain of the ship thought that Africa was circumnavigatable by passing by the Cape of Good Hope.
2. Pertaining to the capability of making the circuit of by navigation: The earth is circumnavigable if one has the right aircraft.
3. Concerning 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.
navigability (s) (noun), navigabilities (pl)
1. The quality of a waterway being piloted or maneuvered: The navigability of some of the large ships on the rivers was no longer good because the rivers had dried out making traveling too dangerous.
2. The suitability of a route or road for vehicles: Jack and Jill studied the map first to see if the navigability was possible for them to travel on with their car.
3. The capability of moving around on a website: Jack found the navigability on one particular internet site quite good, easy, and very usable.
navigable (adjective), more navigable, most navigable
1. Subject to be wide and deep enough to allow passage for vessels: The navigable river seemed to extend far downward and was adequately broad for ships to pass each other on the way to their destinations.
2. Capable of moving around on a website: Some internet portals are very navigable and easy to understand.
3. Suitable to be directed or steered: Cars, trucks, and planes are all navigable because they all can be manoeuvred in a controlled manner.
4. Possible to be steerable; seaworthy: The ferryboat James was on proved to be quite navigable through the broad river.