with thick ice

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  • The sea in the bay is frozen with thick ice for about eight months every year.
  • Prior to that, it is often covered with thick ice, requiring care.
  • The pond was covered with thick ice, and the snow lay upon it in long drifts and ridges. Cited from The Rover Boys In The Mountains, by Arthur M. Winfield
  • This runs unobstructed to rivers often still-bound with thick ice, and thus inundations of a fearfully devastating character are produced. Cited from The Earth as Modified by Human Action,by G.P.Marsh
  • But the winter changed these conditions, the rivers became coated with thick ice, and the ground was covered, except in steep places, with an unvarying mantle of snow. Cited from Pioneers in Canada, by Sir Harry Johnston
  • Swift River, and all the little brooks, were covered with thick ice and there was no chance at all for him and his mother to run through shallow water and throw the dog off their scent. Cited from The Tale of Tommy Fox, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Further north, the sea in the Yana Bay is frozen with thick ice for about eight months every year, so that Yarok is merged with the mainland.
  • At that time, in January, the Yellow River was covered with thick ice, and where we crossed it with our nine camels its breadth was 380 yards. Cited from From Pole to Pole, by Sven Anders Hedin
  • Further north, the sea in the Yana Bay is frozen with thick ice for about eight months yearly, so that these coastal islands are merged with the mainland most of the year.
  • The Hudson, called the North River, was so completely covered with thick ice that a large army, with heavy artillery and baggage, might have crossed it with ease, and by that means have approached the very walls of the city. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • The winter soon came on; the meadows which lay under water, and which formed large lakes around the city, were already covered with thick ice; the skaters flew over it, and I yet remained in Oldenburg among my hospitable friends. Cited from True Story of My Life, by Hans Christian Andersen
  • In the winter whilst the summer residents were to be found again in the city, Nature herself made harder the lot of these squatters, by sealing the lake with thick ice, but they faced the bitter cold and frozen surroundings with stolid indifference. Cited from Tess of the Storm Country, by Grace Miller White
  • A more beautiful morning it would be difficult to imagine: radiantly clear, with thick ice everywhere, as far as the eye could see; the lanes of water between the floes gleamed in the sun, and the ice-crystals glittered like thousands of diamonds. Cited from The South Pole, Vols 1 and 2, Roald Amundsen