circumnavigation

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traveling around something (by ship or plane)

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To make a railroad round the world available to all mankind is equivalent to grading the whole surface of the planet.
Meanwhile, former fireman Mike Golding, 44, from Southampton is third in the Vendee Globe solo round the world race just 93 miles behind the lead as the boats head for the Falkland Islands five days ahead of the race record time with 7, 000 miles left to the finish.
The New Zealander won the Whitbread Round the World race in 1989 and America's Cup in 1995 and 2000.
Fila has developed excellent brand recognition by marketing products with a high design and style content that are endorsed by professional athletes from round the world.
COMPETITORS in the Round the World Clipper race are preparing to meet their family and friends for the first in 11 months when they arrive back in Liverpool on Saturday morning.
He had wanted to break the 71- day round the world Jules Verne record this month and win a round- the-world race in December.
Dominique has sailed round the world five times and competed seven times in the "Tour de France a la Voile".
THOUSANDS of people lined the Mersey to witness the start of the Clipper 2002 Round the World Yacht Race.
The pair, who ditched in the Pacific during a failed bid to fly round the world by balloon, will be trying to beat the 113,740ft altitude record set in 1969.
Telia's global multi-fibre optic network, the Viking Network, provides high capacity bandwidth and offers end-to-end connectivity round the world.
ROUND the world balloon pilot Andy Elson was preparing for a daring sky walk yesterday.
Volvo Ocean Race, formerly the Whitbread Round the World Race, is world's toughest and longest sailing race.
Mr Richmond - who was taking part in the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race - broke his leg when a rope became wrapped around it during a sail change on Friday.
Built the winner of the 1997/98 Whitbread Round the World Race "In the last Whitbread competition, Semcon had the task of developing and building the world's fastest sailing boat for Team EF.
Branson and co-pilots Steve Fossett and Per Lindstrand crash-landed their balloon into the Pacific off Hawaii on Christmas Day after flying almost halfway round the world.