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View Poll Results: Are river cities "landlocked?"
Of course, what kind of question is this? Who cares about a river? 27 46.55%
No, their location on the water is as significant as any other ocean, lake, etc. 8 13.79%
It's complicated, somewhere between coastal and landlocked 23 39.66%
Voters: 58. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-22-2017, 04:16 PM
 
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If Cincinnati isn't landlocked, then the term means absolutely nothing.
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Old 07-22-2017, 05:08 PM
 
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Landlocked = no direct access to the sea.

The Mississippi to Baton Rouge, Willamette/Columbia at Portland, parts of the Hudson up to Albany, and the Great Lakes ports (via the St. Lawrence Seaway) do have direct access to ocean going vessels.

Baton Rouge:http://www.canoetoneworleans.com/upl...05852_orig.jpg

Portland:
https://images.vesseltracker.com/ima...gon-485381.jpg

Albany:http://ww3.hdnux.com/photos/56/26/70.../1024x1024.jpg

Welland Canal (Niagara):
https://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/me...ip-passing.jpg

Duluth:
http://duluthshippingnews.com/wp-con...31126-0203.jpg
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Old 07-22-2017, 05:17 PM
 
Location: Mars City
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The three cities that I'm thinking of at the moment aren't landlocked or hindered by the river running through each of them. They just build a bridge and continue on the other side. Some towns love their bridges and that they have a reason for them.
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Old 07-22-2017, 06:12 PM
 
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Of course they are landlocked. Is every state not landlocked because they each have a river leading to the ocean? Even DFW is on the Trinity River. Unless I am missing something, being coastal or landlocked isn't a comment on lifestyle or amenities.
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Old 07-22-2017, 06:15 PM
 
Location: Point Loma, San Diego, CA
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Of course they are landlocked. Is every state not landlocked because they each have a river leading to the ocean? Even DFW is on the Trinity River. Unless I am missing something, being coastal or landlocked isn't a comment on lifestyle or amenities.
By "river city" I was referring to the big ones in which rivers are inseparable from the historic identity of the city-Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Cincinnati
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Old 07-22-2017, 07:14 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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landlocked = having no navigable route to the sea.
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Old 07-22-2017, 09:42 PM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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A landlocked state in the United States is any state whose territorial boundaries do not touch an ocean, gulf, or bay.

A state is called singly landlocked if one must travel through only one other U.S. state or Canadian province to reach an ocean, gulf, or bay.

A state is called doubly landlocked if one must travel through two U.S. states, or one U.S. state and one Canadian province to reach an ocean, gulf, or bay.

A state is called triply landlocked if one must travel through three U.S. states, or two U.S. states and one Canadian province to reach an ocean, gulf, or bay.


Source: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List...ed_U.S._states

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Old 07-23-2017, 12:38 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis (St. Louis Park)
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I don't get how Philly/PA is "landlocked", in any form of the definition.
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Old 07-23-2017, 02:05 AM
 
Location: Point Loma, San Diego, CA
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I don't get how Philly/PA is "landlocked", in any form of the definition.
I just flew out of the Philly airport a few hours ago. Yeah, I don't get that either.
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Old 07-23-2017, 06:48 AM
 
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I don't get how Philly/PA is "landlocked", in any form of the definition.
I forgot Delaware River/Philadelphia https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...ladelphia.jpeg
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