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synonyms for crevasse

  • abyss
  • chasm
  • fissure
  • cleft
  • gap
  • hole
See also synonyms for: crevasses
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Jumping between scenes of the team airlifting an immobile skier and pulling a man out of a crevasse nine stories deep, The Horn captures the toll of making such dangerous rescues on the alpine peak.
‘THE HORN’ GOES BEHIND THE SCENES OF MATTERHORN RESCUESOUTSIDE EDITORSAPRIL 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
We make our choices, and we have no way to judge whether they were the right ones — so our experiences and beliefs begin to split along chaotic crevasses of bad luck.
THE YEAR OF CHOOSING DANGEROUSLYMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)MARCH 11, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Covered in crevasses hundreds of miles long, this place became the first active fault zone found on Mars.
RUMBLES ON MARS RAISE HOPES OF UNDERGROUND MAGMA FLOWSROBIN GEORGE ANDREWSFEBRUARY 1, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
A probing tool like this can be vital when crossing glaciers and other terrain, which commonly have holes, crevasses, water, and other hazardous features under the snow.
HOW TO BUILD SNOWSHOES ON THE FLY—AND 4 OTHER TIPS FOR SURVIVING DEEP SNOWBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEJANUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
While we climb through high-consequence zones, where rockfall, icefall, cold, or a crevasse could result in injury or death, the risk of getting hurt from a human-caused mistake on the road is often far greater.
I HIT A CYCLIST WITH MY CARBROOKE WARRENOCTOBER 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
A crevasse was made in the levee above New Orleans flooding much of the city.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Or perhaps the Zab may have found some great crevasse in the mountains which gave it the opportunity that it needed.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
A small crevasse opened near at hand and was a natural receptacle for rubbish.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
A tunnel was driven into the sloping surface of the ice towards a crevasse about a foot wide.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
It was a ticklish business recovering the sledge which hung suspended in the crevasse.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
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WORDS RELATED TO CREVASSE

  • abysm
  • chasm
  • crevasse
  • depth
  • fissure
  • gorge
  • gulf
  • hole
  • pit
  • void
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