Ice Sheet Covered

Some articles on ice sheets, ice, ice sheet, ice sheet covered:

Paleolithic - Paleogeography and Climate
... Ice sheets grew on Antarctica ... The formation of an Arctic ice cap around 3 Ma is signaled by an abrupt shift in oxygen isotope ratios and ice-rafted cobbles in the North Atlantic and North Pacific ocean beds ... Each glacial advance tied up huge volumes of water in continental ice sheets 1500–3000 m deep, resulting in temporary sea level drops of 100 m or more over the entire surface of ...
Ice Sheet
... An ice sheet is a mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 km2 (19,000 sq mi), thus also known as continental ... The only current ice sheets are in Antarctica and Greenland during the last glacial period at Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) the Laurentide ice sheet covered much of North America, the Weichselian ice sheet covered ... Ice sheets are bigger than ice shelves or alpine glaciers ...

Famous quotes containing the words covered, ice and/or sheet:

    They say the seeds of what we will do are in all of us, but it always seemed to me that in those who make jokes in life the seeds are covered with better soil and with a higher grade of manure.
    Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961)

    I also heard the whooping of the ice in the pond, my great bed-fellow in that part of Concord, as if it were restless in its bed and would fain turn over, were troubled with flatulency and bad dreams; or I was waked by the cracking of the ground by the frost, as if some one had driven a team against my door, and in the morning would find a crack in the earth a quarter of a mile long and a third of an inch wide.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    You take the lake. I look and look at it.
    I see it’s a fair, pretty sheet of water.
    I stand and make myself repeat out loud
    The advantages it has....
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)