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  • They were impressive numbers for a relatively small port that was ice-locked four months out of the year.

    Kill the Irishman

  • The ice-locked winter would be broken; the winds would blow and the forests answer; the land would bathe in the blessed sunshine, and life renew.

    In a Far Country

  • And then a deadly assassin sent from a race called the Mein, exiled long ago to an ice-locked stronghold in the frozen north, strikes at Leodan in the heart of Acacia while they unleash surprise attacks across the empire.

    Acacia by David Anthony Durham: Book summary

  • There are times when I look out across the wide expanse of frosted ground leading up to the ice-locked peaks and feel a growing restlessness.

    Duet « A Fly in Amber

  • Fanning reports Palmer as conducting a second voyage south in the period December 1821-January 1822 and sailing along the ice-locked coast.

    Palmer, Nathaniel

  • Many of the experts claim that the northern hemisphere will slip into a new ice age when the great ocean currents stagnate, and until the oceans salinity returns to the correct levels and begin the convection again, we will remain an ice-locked area.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • “You fought doubts in your own hearts; doubts that Headquarters remembered your predicament, that the folks at home knew whether you still lived, that they had received your letters, that relief could ever reach you through the ice-locked sea.”

    Savage Peace

  • Perhaps they will fix the graphing showing 15-20% negative anomalies in arctic regions that are completely dead of winter ice-locked.

    Ice Island T-3 « Climate Audit

  • Black ice-locked land smeared with long dunes of snow.

    The Dreaming Void

  • Warrant Officer James Thompson, Engineer First Class, graduate of the Navy's steam factory at Woolwich — the world's best training grounds for the new breed of steam-propulsion engineers — is here stripped to his filthy undershirt, shoveling coal like a common stoker in an ice-locked ship that hasn't moved an inch under its own power now for more than a year.

    The Terror

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