A Gethenian truck that runs on treads instead of wheels. They often travel in long caravans to transport goods across the uneven surface of the planet.
Landboat Term Timeline in The Left Hand of Darkness
The timeline below shows where the term Landboat appears in The Left Hand of Darkness. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...later, Estraven sets out to Mishnory. He pays his way by working on a fresh-fish landboat. Once in Mishnory, Estraven continues to work with fish, even living in a boardinghouse called... (full context)