There was also a synagogue, first mentioned in 1426, which was damaged by the immense ice drift of the Rhine in 1784.
Other techniques were used to measure turbulence and the effect of salt and heat and ice drift on the water.
Large, relatively intact plates of ice drift toward the northeast from the thin piece of shelf that still stretches toward the nearby island.
They then changed direction towards northern Svalbard; movement was slowed down by ice drift and by the craggy surface of the pack ice.
The ice drift is relatively short.
The ice drift was slowly moving the camp in the direction of the island, but as yet there was insufficient daylight to attempt the march.
The marker at the Geographic Pole is shifted about 30 feet each year to compensate for ice drift.
This peculiar feature of arctic stony rivers with local name "bechevnick" is being formed during every seasonal period of ice drift and river inundation at spring.
Because these simple wooden structures could not cope with the strong ice drift in the winter, they frequently had to be replaced.
He returned in 1967 and was forced to backtrack to the west due to heavy ice drift.