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icebound

[′īs‚bau̇nd]
(navigation)
Surrounded so closely by ice as to be incapable of proceeding.
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The 22 crew members of the Akademik Shokalskiy stayed with the icebound vessel, which is not in any danger and has enough supplies on board to last for weeks.
In the Atlantic; breaching of INL and trading to and from icebound ports has led to some high fixtures.
WE'RE TALKING 'DEAD OF WINTER, ICEBOUND, DEEP FREEZE, BRUTAL HOWLING WIND, DRIVEN SNOW, NUMBING, BITTER, BONE-CHILLING.
Summary: 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.
The joint venture calls for the companies to explore three sections in the Kara Sea, an icebound coastal backwater north of central Russia.
In the early 1990s, study coauthor Wayne Trivelpiece and his colleagues argued that shrinking ice masses might hurt icebound Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae), while the more free-roaming chinstraps (Pygoscelis antarctica) would hunt better with less ice.
ICEBOUND The frozen Wansbeck near Ashington on December 23 WILD WINTER A highways workman spreads grit in Rothbury, Northumberland, to try to keep roads moving during the cold spell in December
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.
They found that without the sustaining support of these gases, the greenhouse effect rapidly collapsed as water vapour precipitated out of the atmosphere, and the Earth became icebound.
Before we go any further, though, let's all take a moment to collectively feel sorry for those icebound Northeastern and upper-Midwestern boaters .
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.