One might as well be steering through an ice-floe as try to come to an anchor here without running foul of something.
At night I would find the sheets of my bed as cold as an ice-floe.
The ice-floe on which they were was rent asunder, and the current was rapidly drifting them out toward the open sea.
You suppose it feels something like this to be caught on an ice-floe without any food and so starve to death.
On the preceding night Hans had noted that the ice-floe was approaching nearer to the land.
The ice-floe was so deep down in the water that the current that ran underneath drew it along.
The pieces of ice-floe bobbing in the choppy current inspired him with uneasiness, even with fear.
Also, in polar parlance, an opening cut out of an ice-floe, into which a ship is warped for security.
I judge so from what I know of the chart of the lake, and what I can guess of where we drifted on that ice-floe.
He indicated some distant objects which seemed to be floating between the barque and the ice-floe.
|ice floe |
A large, flat expanse of floating ice smaller than a marine ice field.