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ICE

abbreviation for INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ENGINEERS.
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The iceberg drifts slowly, over the black water, through the ashy light.
The sleeper on the iceberg is the man who has robbed him of Clara--who has wrecked the hope and the happiness of his life.
The iceberg drifts slowly--over the black water; through the ashy light.
I suspect that before this flora was exterminated by the Glacial epoch, a few forms were widely dispersed to various points of the southern hemisphere by occasional means of transport, and by the aid, as halting-places, of existing and now sunken islands, and perhaps at the commencement of the Glacial period, by icebergs.
Lyell, that the large quadrupeds lived subsequently to that period, when boulders were brought into latitudes at which icebergs now never arrive: from conclusive but indirect reasons we may feel sure, that in the southern hemisphere the Macrauchenia, also, lived long subsequently to the ice-transporting boulder-period.
The blast smelt of icebergs, arctic seas, whales, and white bears, carrying the snow so that it licked the land but did not deepen on it.
They kept watching as the crack in the shelf inched closer and closer to the edge before calving and effectively creating an iceberg this summer that was 2,200 square miles wide.
When an iceberg loses mass, it releases freshwater into the upper ocean, which influences ocean circulation through its effect on seawater density.
The huge iceberg, which a week ago separated from Antarctica, began to move to the open sea, world agencies reported.
Researchers who have been monitoring a huge crack in the Larsen C Ice Shelf, which had left a vast iceberg more than a quarter the size of Wales "hanging by a thread", yesterday said the rift has finally completed its path through the ice.
A 5,800 square kilometre (2,200 square mile) iceberg weighing more than a trillion tonnes has now calved, the team from the Swansea University-led Midas project said.
The one trillion tonne iceberg, measuring 5,800 square km, calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica sometime between July 10 and 12, said scientists at the University of Swansea and the British Antarctic Survey.