ice bridge


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ice bridge

n
(Physical Geography) Canadian a body of ice that forms across the width of a river and is strong enough to bear traffic

ice′ bridge`


n.
Canadian. a road of ice across a frozen river, lake, or harbor.
[1790–95]
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A dozen times, Perrault, nosing the way broke through the ice bridges, being saved by the long pole he carried, which he so held that it fell each time across the hole made by his body.
First, the convoy to the operational site, second the water-pumping exercise which demonstrates our ability to ice bridge and then our chain saw operations in response to something like an earthquake where you have downed trees.
If it's cold enough for long enough, an ice bridge forms along the river, connecting the U.
Local industry understands the need to raise awareness of the range of opportunities in the construction industry and the ICE Bridge project is an excellent way to interact with schools.
Over the last few years, Pauline has been working across the region organising and delivering the ICE Bridge Project so that young people can learn about civil engineering.
Roll Peterson knows that two radio-collared wolves left the island on the last ice bridge, which formed in 2008.
They ruled from western Europe to the northern part of North America, which could be reached from Eurasia by an ice bridge across the Bering Strait.
Over time, Perito Moreno moves down from the mountain and sticks out a "tongue" of ice, forming an ice bridge that acts as a natural dam across a southern spur of Lago Argentino.
On another day in the snow Steve crossed an ice bridge over a huge crevice where the team could not even see the bottom.
An ice bridge is a frozen, man-made structure on the surface of a bay, river, lake, or sea.
They built an ice bridge across the Koyukuk River, and an ice and snow road to the mountain top from Huslia to the rock pit on the mountain.