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Crevasses forced, or seemed to force, us away to the right and over to the rocks of the left bank.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
Both dogs were seen on the 1st of the month, when they were in a locality south-east of the Hut, where crevasses were numerous.
On the 12th they made steady progress up the slope of the glacier, delayed by many small crevasses.
For many hours a way was won through a mighty turmoil of serac and over innumerable crevasses with varied fortune.
Occasionally open crevasses would break the surface of the snow.
Then an area dotted over with ice mounds approached and crevasses became correspondingly more numerous.
A valley almost free of crevasses was chosen as the upward track to the plateau.
The light was rather bad, and snow fell as the track zigzagged about among many crevasses; but suddenly the sun broke forth.
In the early morning hours of the 20th the surface changed to ice and occasional crevasses appeared.
Suddenly, gaping crevasses appeared dimly through the falling snow which surrounded us like a blanket.

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