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Trapped By The Ice! Vocabulary Grade 3: Theme 5 - Voyagers 1.D.1.b -Discuss words and word meanings daily as they are encountered in texts, instruction and conversations L. Menzel 3/15/07
barren having little plant or animal life The climate of a desert makes it a barren land.
crevasse deep hole or crack During the exploration of the terrain Dillon fell in a enormous crevasse and waited to be rescued.
deserted empty; not lived in, or having few or no people The North Pole is one of the most deserted places on Earth.
floes large sheets of floating ice The polar bears were resting on the moving floes.
grueling very tiring It was grueling work but Steve was finally able to climb to the top of the mountain.
impassible not able to be crossed or traveled through The hikers’ path was completely blocked by the impassible mountains.
perilous very dangerous Trying to navigate through the icebergs turned out to be a perilous voyage.
terrain land, ground, or Earth The cold and icy terrain of the South Pole makes it impossible to build regular houses.
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