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Though many scientists who have looked at aufeis have been engineers or hydrologists, a team of ecologists are likening the ice fields to oases in the cold desert of the Arctic.
The sight of a Victorian-era naval ship listing atop an Arctic ice field, her crew on board, hundreds of miles from civilization, is enough to send chills up the spine.
Two experienced climbers were still missing Friday on a Juneau ice field as poor visibility and bad weather prevented search crews from flying to the mountainous area.
The Bollard and her eight-man crew rammed the ice field for the next hour before yielding to the Hawser.
But there's also areas where the ice is being compacted and compressed upon itself, and the bears are moving up through large rubble ice fields.
The ice field that encircled his marina drew a stream of onlookers Wednesday, who came to marvel and take pictures standing on the enormous slabs of ice.
There were ice fields, jagged mountains, roaring rivers, and plenty of wildlife.
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: a large area of land covered with ice
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