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THE ARCTIC CIRCLE — More than a century has passed since the first successful transit of the treacherous, icebound Northwest Passage by Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen in 1906.
Sometimes an icebound ship thawed out unharmed, leaving its crew merely thinner, colder, and crazier come springtime.
The presence of Mr. Kerry, the highest-ranking United States government official ever to visit Antarctica, lifted the morale of scientists working to understand the icebound continent.
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: surrounded or blocked by ice
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