crevasse


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a deep fissure

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When selecting a site for the ice cave, Siggi and his team were looking for a stable base and the possibility of finding a crevasse.
This time of the year the ice floe is melting and that could cause some hazards, crevasses which have opened up.
A sixth climber was spotted at the bottom of a crevasse.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled RescYou devices and contact Mammut for a free replacement crevasse rescue device.
Choset asserted that the new model could find a crevasse, crawl down it and extract a sample, which itself could tell us how Mars evolved as a planet.
They said of the two pilots, one had fallen into a crevasse on the glacier and was being moved to safety.
A Moulin if formed when water on the surface of a glacier enters the large body of ice, forming a shaft or crevasse.
Four Japanese climbers swept into a crevasse by an avalanche are among 120 people to have died on Alaska's Mount McKinley, and 44 the number of bodies remaining on North America's tallest mountain.
They are a real danger to mountaineers: crevasse falls have killed at least three people in Chamonix so far this year.
SUNDAY 127 Hours Channel 4, 9pm Danny Boyle's telling of the extraordinary true story of extreme sports fan Aron Ralston (James Franco), who when hiking in the Utah desert, falls down a crevasse and is trapped by a boulder landing on his right arm.
But, if I were to guess as to the way the Iceman came to his end, I would say he fell into a crevasse and impaled himself on his own arrow.
If that wasn't enough drama, Parks fell into a deep crevasse while on Mount Denali, in North America.
CAST: James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn PLOT: This is based on the extraordinary true story of extreme sports fan Aron Ralston, who, when hiking in the Utah desert, falls down a crevasse and is trapped by a boulder landing on his right arm.
Crevasse roulette; the first trans-antarctic crossing 1957-58.