In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(en un glaciar) grieta feminine
- Incredibly, he survived, making his way from the crevasse on to the glacier and then crawling all the way back to base camp.
- The deep crevasses and moving ice in the Kumbu glacier make it the most dangerous part of Mount Everest and it has already claimed the lives of nine climbers.
- Twenty unclimbed mountains, gaping crevasses, blizzards and temperatures plunging to 25 degrees below zero were just some of the challenges overcome by a Navy expedition to Greenland.
- When my wits returned, I was sprawled out full length on the snow with one leg dangling over the side of an open crevasse.
- This time it's like crossing a widening crevasse in a glacier.
- At risk of being stranded out on a glacier overnight by a fierce storm, they must make their way back to their camp over a narrow ice - bridge, which spans a deep crevasse.
- Spread across the uneven terrain, this symphony of tonal contrasts seems to magnify the modest image into a windswept snow-covered mountain crest marked by deep crevasses.
- Way below him yawns a bottomless crevasse in a glacier.
- It is not a classically beautiful mountain, with a well-defined peak, but it has a multitude of cracks and crevasses and ledges, a lifetime of problems for a young climber.
- Instead of being thick rivers of ice full of crevasses, the glaciers within the Dry Valleys are flat and rather smooth; some are even shaped like pancakes.
- Using such friction plates to provide belays over crevasses or up short, steep sections is often too time-consuming when other methods will suffice, but the device is worth its weight during rescues.
- Cool your heels in glistening ice fields, boulder-hop across pristine streams, peer into deep crevasses and climb secret ridges with only mountain goats for company.
- According to early reports, the rotor blade of the helicopter hit the rugged vertical surface of a crevasse over a remote glacier in the northern part of the province.
- This tends to break the glacier apart into many crevasses on the glacier's surface (around 100 to 200 feet deep, generally).
- The lake invades the glacier's deep chasms and crevasses, detonating thunderous explosions as great shards of ice detach and re-emerge as icebergs.
- On good days they could travel no more than 15 miles, and they had to be ever vigilant of the deep crevasses opening up beneath their feet when the snow melted.
- The glacier is riddled with crevasses, and the route is often disguised by a thin blanket of new snow.
- Cut loose, he has plummeted into a deep crevasse, where against all odds he lands on a fragile ledge and survives.
- There are crevasses to fall into, rockfalls, avalanches, and severe weather, particularly the wind, on such a mountain.
- A glaciologist said the crevasses could be wide open, waiting to swallow the unwary.
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