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What's the meaning of the underlined?
Thanks in advance.
I drove on and at Krysuvik, I turned inland, past the histant vapor-covered slopes where super-heated steam boils from the guts of the earth. Not far short of the lake of Kleifavatn I saw a car ahead, pulled off the road, and a man waving the universally recognized distress signal of the stranded motorist.