In these they follow the ice-pack, and capture seals and walruses, and occasionally a whale.
An opposite window was reached, and there before them was the ice-pack.
A steady and heavy gale set in from the northeast and the ice-pack began to drive.
Every few steps some man would sink into the ice-pack up to his waist and his legs would dangle in slush without finding bottom.
The Corwin took the lead, and a five-mile run brought us to the edge of the ice-pack.
The ship has sheathed wooden sides a foot and a half thick, and is bound with iron at the bow, to aid in battering the ice-pack.
Driven ashore by the ice-pack on its return, the crew from Fury Beach managed with difficulty to rejoin the main party on foot.
Now and then the boat would get jammed in the ice-pack so that they all must clamber out and lift the stout vessel over the pans.
In an ice-pack of big hummocks and narrow lanes we made good progress all the summer.
The ice-pack became heavier in all directions, and by October 10 the Chukchis were able to come out on foot to the vessel.
ice pack n.
A folded sac filled with crushed ice and applied to sore or swollen parts of the body to reduce pain and inflammation.