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On August 1, 1947, the diesel submarine USS Boarfish, with Arctic Submarine Laboratory's founder Dr. Waldo Lyon onboard serving as an Ice Pilot, conducted the first under-ice transit of an ice floe in the Chukchi Sea.
The big waters of Lake Erie will beckon once the remaining ice floes are gone.
Even the familiar tales in this book are gripping—wooden ships in the pincers of an ice floe, flickering oil lamps, thin air.
This was especially true in Montreal, that giant ice floe of an island whose winters are so brutal that Celsius often served, for me, as a kind of safeguard against overreaction.
Five ice fishermen were rescued Friday night from an ice floe in Lake Erie's Brest Bay near Sterling State Park in Monroe, according the the U.S. Coast Guard.
Winter has brought plenty of shivers to Texas this year, but there is at least one pearl to be found in the ice floe.
What are some of your fondest memories? Holding a baby seal in my arms on an ice floe.
Ensign Taylor Peace, 23, who is on her second Arctic tour, said that last summer, the Healy spent four days wiggling out of an ice floe that wouldn't let go of the ship, Peace said.
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Definition of ice floe for English Language Learners
: a large, flat area of ice floating in the ocean
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