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The Sherpas connected Ghosh to a new rope, anchored in a rock about 30 feet uphill, and used ice axes to dig and pry the body from the snow.
That was why the Sherpas with their oxygen masks and ice axes had come this far, this high, more than a year later.
The bloodstained ice ax used to kill Leon Trotsky in 1940 has resurfaced for the first time in more than six decades.
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First Known Use of ice ax
ICE AX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ice ax for English Language Learners
: a cutting tool that is used in mountain climbing
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