ice bridge


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ice bridge

[′īs ‚brij]
(oceanography)
Surface river ice of sufficient thickness to impede or prevent navigation.
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"O'n safbwynt ni, roedd ymweliad ICE Bridge yn goron ar weithgareddau ein Hwythnos Wyddoniaeth ac yn uchafbwynt i'r wythnos wrth i'r brwdfrydedd a'r disgwyliadau gynyddu.
The meltwater from the south piles up against the ice bridge until it eventually gives way, cracking and sending the ice bridge crashing into the lake as the water rushes in.
If the Board strongly believes the so-called "ice bridge" phenomenon doesn't exist, it should not only say so but recommend the FAA take appropriate steps to revise or remove AFM/POH admonitions against early and often boot cycling.
Throughout January and February 2011, a task-organized team of 35 Soldiers from the battalion constructed an ice bridge over the Delta River at the U.S.
Giant ice map Discovery fares moderately well too with a sprawling gaming area, a decent mixture of sniping and run-and-gun and collapsible ice bridge is a nice touch However the other two offerings - Stadium and Berlin Wall - are a huge letdown.
Come spring thaw, there's a good chance any remaining predators will leave the island before they lose the ice bridge to shore.
The brave little companion inched his way across a precarious ice bridge to complete a successful mission with Muir.
The ice must reach a minimum thickness (typically 10 cm) before construction (techniques to speed ice growth) of an ice bridge can begin and another crucial minimum thickness (typically 100 cm) before public travel across the bridge is allowed (ACIA, 2005).
Image:Southern base of the ice bridge of the Wilkins Shelf--April 12--just days after the ice bridge finally broke away.
An ice bridge which tethered the vast Wilkins Ice Shelf - which is about the size of Jamaica - to two other islands in Antarctica shattered, leaving hundreds of small icebergs in its place.