Lake Ice

Some articles on ice, lakes, lake, lake ice:

Ice Road - Function
... Because ice roads are flat, devoid of trees, rocks and other obstacles, they have a smooth driving surface ... They are largely plowed across frozen lakes, with a short overland portage between the shoreline of one lake and the next ... 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 Arctic ...

Famous quotes containing the words ice and/or lake:

    Every incident connected with the breaking up of the rivers and ponds and the settling of the weather is particularly interesting to us who live in a climate of so great extremes. When the warmer days come, they who dwell near the river hear the ice crack at night with a startling whoop as loud as artillery, as if its icy fetters were rent from end to end, and within a few days see it rapidly going out. So the alligator comes out of the mud with quakings of the earth.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Turn back,
    back
    to the lake of Delos;
    lest all the song notes
    pause and break
    across a blood-stained throat....
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)