After a time, however, the mountains approached and flanked the river; the snow lay deep in the valleys, and the current was once more icebound
He has wandered far from his icebound
southern temples in search of adventure.
They, too, feed the northern health stations in icebound
ports where submersibles dare not rise.
It is 'the Black Sea in a midnight gale', 'the unnatural combat of the four primal elements', 'a Hyperborean winter scene', 'the breaking-up of the icebound
stream of Time'.
Scientists have long been trying to establish how quickly rising global temperatures caused by the burning of coal, oil and gas are eating away at the region's icebound
landscapes, sometimes referred to as Earth's third pole.
Originally built aspleasure yacht, it had to be refitted to withstand being icebound
in the Arctic.
Our long distance migrants like the barnacle geese will not be tempted to fly north just yet by this warmer weather, if they flew north now they would encounter snow at their staging areas above the Arctic circle in Norway and their breeding grounds even further north in Svalbard will still be very much icebound
and mostly dark.
They are saved by strokes of luck -- a board hammered in place at just the right moment, a helpful dolphin, a friendly seal pup, a generous band of icebound
people -- and by their own fierce determination not to die adrift.
In The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge, David McCullough describes the incident in which the two were stranded on the frozen East River for "several miserable hours on an icebound
ferry" and the impact this event had on them.
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The flotilla warships are of not reinforced ice class, and in a severe frost they risk to be icebound
on the base.
On New Year's Day the home game with Rotherham fell foul to an icebound
pitch, and the pitch was not fit for play four days later for the FA Cup third round tie with Tottenham.