Cut loose, he has plummeted into a deep crevasse , where against all odds he lands on a fragile ledge and survives.
Way below him yawns a bottomless crevasse in a glacier.
Deeper, deeper, we follow the crevasse until it opens onto a coral wall.
Incredibly, he survived, making his way from the crevasse on to the glacier and then crawling all the way back to base camp.
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.
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.
This expansion of the compressed river of ice causes crevasse fields to develop.
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.