Ice Runways

Some articles on ice, ice runways, runway:

Ice Road - Function
... Because ice roads are flat, devoid of trees, rocks and other obstacles, they have a smooth driving surface ... Similar to ice roads, ice runways are common in the polar regions and include the blue ice runways such as Wilkins Runway in Antarctica or lake ice runways like Doris Lake Aerodrome in the ... Ice is used as an emergency landing surface ...

Famous quotes containing the word ice:

    “The room’s very hot, with all this crowd,” the Professor said to Sylvie. “I wonder why they don’t put some lumps of ice in the grate? You fill it with lumps of coal in the winter, you know, and you sit round it and enjoy the warmth. How jolly it would be to fill it now with lumps of ice, and sit round it and enjoy the coolth!”
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)