Traducción de crevasse en español:


grieta, n.

Pronunciación /krəˈvæs/ /krɪˈvas/

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    (en un glaciar) grieta femenino
    • On good days they could travel no more than 15 miles, and they had to be ever vigilant of the deep crevasses opening up beneath their feet when the snow melted.
    • A glaciologist said the crevasses could be wide open, waiting to swallow the unwary.
    • The lake invades the glacier's deep chasms and crevasses, detonating thunderous explosions as great shards of ice detach and re-emerge as icebergs.
    • Way below him yawns a bottomless crevasse in a glacier.
    • The deep crevasses and moving ice in the Kumbu glacier make it the most dangerous part of Mount Everest and it has already claimed the lives of nine climbers.
    • Instead of being thick rivers of ice full of crevasses, the glaciers within the Dry Valleys are flat and rather smooth; some are even shaped like pancakes.
    • The glacier is riddled with crevasses, and the route is often disguised by a thin blanket of new snow.
    • When my wits returned, I was sprawled out full length on the snow with one leg dangling over the side of an open crevasse.
    • According to early reports, the rotor blade of the helicopter hit the rugged vertical surface of a crevasse over a remote glacier in the northern part of the province.
    • Incredibly, he survived, making his way from the crevasse on to the glacier and then crawling all the way back to base camp.
    • This tends to break the glacier apart into many crevasses on the glacier's surface (around 100 to 200 feet deep, generally).
    • Spread across the uneven terrain, this symphony of tonal contrasts seems to magnify the modest image into a windswept snow-covered mountain crest marked by deep crevasses.
    • Cool your heels in glistening ice fields, boulder-hop across pristine streams, peer into deep crevasses and climb secret ridges with only mountain goats for company.
    • At risk of being stranded out on a glacier overnight by a fierce storm, they must make their way back to their camp over a narrow ice - bridge, which spans a deep crevasse.
    • This time it's like crossing a widening crevasse in a glacier.
    • Cut loose, he has plummeted into a deep crevasse, where against all odds he lands on a fragile ledge and survives.
    • It is not a classically beautiful mountain, with a well-defined peak, but it has a multitude of cracks and crevasses and ledges, a lifetime of problems for a young climber.
    • Twenty unclimbed mountains, gaping crevasses, blizzards and temperatures plunging to 25 degrees below zero were just some of the challenges overcome by a Navy expedition to Greenland.
    • There are crevasses to fall into, rockfalls, avalanches, and severe weather, particularly the wind, on such a mountain.
    • Using such friction plates to provide belays over crevasses or up short, steep sections is often too time-consuming when other methods will suffice, but the device is worth its weight during rescues.