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icebound

[′īs‚bau̇nd]
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Surrounded so closely by ice as to be incapable of proceeding.
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AMSTERDAM: When a 13-meter gray whale was spotted off the Israeli town of Herzliya last year, scientists came to a startling conclusion: it must have wandered across the normally icebound route above Canada, where warm weather had briefly opened a clear channel three years earlier.
Two others, the freezer ship Anton Gurov and trawler Cape Elizabeth, which became icebound on Monday, are about 20 miles away, according to Russian news agency Itar-Tass.
When the ship became icebound, the captain and crew were forced to endure seven months of unbearable winter conditions and dwindling provisions.
Our steeply sloped road is still icebound and exciting to drive on, that is if you can get going.
The first issue covered a wide range of relatively narrow-scoped papers: long-term changes in the sea ice regime and safety of icebound shipping, the experimental investigation of the structure of breaking wave boundary layers, the characteristics of contemporary wind measurements, the statistics of extreme wet and dry weather conditions, and the time series of the outgoing long-wave radiation.
From his quest for a water route across North America to the truth of what happened between Hudson and his men as they became icebound in the far North, this is a riveting story.
We first encounter him on an icebound planet, which is also home to Scotty (Simon Pegg).
Or consider Schutz's painting of fictional cannibals eating their kind; and Djurberg's stop-action animation Putting Down the Prey, 2008, a childlike rendering of a marionette huntress who guts a walrus in the icebound north, sews herself into its warm body, and disappears.
Kilimanjaro to the dramatic rockfalls of the previously icebound Matterhorn boulders.
It was icebound and in poor repair but it offered rudimentary shelter and, most importantly, access to seal meat, which negated the devastating effects of scurvy.
As a precaution, the Healy carries enough food to last the winter, should it become icebound.
From here it will be a two-hour drive through the darkness to our staging post in the Lapland ski resort of Salla, below the icebound fells.