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A facility from which aircraft takeoff and land. 













	
	
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Army - The branch of military that conducts land operations.

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Automated Vehicle Location - Class of technologies designed to locate vehicles for fleet management purposes and for stolen vehicle recovery. Infrastructure can be land-based radio towers or satellites. Acronym: AVL Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Boat - A small vessel or craft that is usually open; or a vessel designed for use on inland rivers, lakes or waterways.  Boat

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Canal - A natural or man-made inland waterway usually connecting other waterways or bodies of water.  Canal

Related Terms: Canal - barge | dock | inland waterway | pier | ship | vessel | water |
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Facility - Land, buildings, or an industrial complex designed and equipped to perform a specific function.

Related Terms: Facility - equipment | function | industry | land |
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Inland - A term used to differentiate between the land and water segments of a transshipment; the domestic segment of a transshipment; a domestic shipment; on land; by land; over land; within the boundaries of a body of land; within a continent, country or region.

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Inland Bill of Lading - A bill of lading that applies to overland shipments to an international carrier. Acronym: IBL

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Inland Waterways - Subject to EC legislation since 1982 in terms of types and specifications of commercial craft, with mutual recognition on navigability and control since 1976. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Landing Gear (1) - Retracting legs which support the front of a semitrailer when it is not coupled to a tractor.  Landing Gear (1) Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Marine - Of or related to the ocean or water; or relating to the branch of military which operates on both land and water.

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Marines - The branch of military that conducts operations on both land and water.

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Water - A transportation medium; the hydrosphere; oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, streams, canals, and inland waterways.

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