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ice barrier

noun

  1. the outer margin of the Antarctic ice sheet, which extends beyond the coastline.


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The village of Bagnes, in Switzerland, overwhelmed by the giving away of an ice barrier.

A few hours later we were landing beside the Albatross, in the leaden blue sea beyond the ice barrier.

By one o'clock in the afternoon the river had risen eight feet, but the ice barrier still held.

Slasher, more wolf than dog, stood snarling his red-eyed hate in the face of the new-formed ice barrier.

And he saw the lofty ice barrier, which in some places is as much as 300 feet high.

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