ice field

IPA: ˈaɪsfˈiɫd

noun

  • A network of interconnected glaciers or ice streams having a common source.
  • A large expanse of floating ice (several miles long).

icefield

IPA: ˈaɪsfiɫd

noun

  • Alternative spelling of ice field [A network of interconnected glaciers or ice streams having a common source.]

Examples of "icefield" in Sentences

    Examples of "ice-field" in Sentences

    • The iceberg was by degrees becoming an ice-field, the mountain a plain.
    • There was warmth in the air which could be felt, even on this immense ice-field.
    • As might be expected, this stretch of the ice-field was broken by innumerable crevasses, rendering any passage across it impossible.
    • As we thought, there was a side-glacier coming down into it, with large, ugly crevasses in many places; but it was not so bad as to prevent our finally reaching, with caution and using good brakes, the great main ice-field — Axel Heiberg Glacier.
    • As we thought, there was a side-glacier coming down into it, with large, ugly crevasses in many places; but it was not so bad as to prevent our finally reaching, with caution and using good brakes, the great main ice-field -- Axel Heiberg Glacier.
    • Over by Fridtjof Nansen we could not go; this mountain here rose perpendicularly, in parts quite bare, and formed with the glacier a surface so wild and cut up that all thoughts of crossing the ice-field in that direction had to be instantly abandoned.
    • By its own power of impulsion our apparatus made a canal for itself; some times carried away by its own impetus, it lodged on the ice-field, crushing it with its weight, and sometimes buried beneath it, dividing it by a simple pitching movement, producing large rents in it.

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