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GLACIER "STYGGEBREEN"
Risk type: miscellaneous

Glacier list | Statistics
 

Type:  Valley glacier
Country:  Norway
Region:  Oppland
Massif/Ice Cap:  
Municipality:  Lom
Municipality code:  
Location:  Central Jotunheimen, East of Norways highest mountain peak Galdhopiggen (2469 m asl.).
 
Latitude (, cent):  61.636 N
Longitude (, cent):  8.338 E
Surface (km2):  5.1
Lenght (km):  3.8
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  1660
Max. altitude (m):  2290
Orientation ()  90
Slope ()  

EVENT:  Date  13/9/2000 -  Date quality:days   

Type:  Accident mountaineering
Description  walking on rock/ice. slipped. shoulder dislocated.
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  
Injuried (#)  1
Note  female, 30.

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BIBLIOGRAPHY 

EVENT:  Date  20/7/1993 -  Date quality:days   

Type:  Accident mountaineering
Description  A man fell into a crevasse and died.
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  1
Injuried (#)  
Note  Ref: Dagbladet 22.7.1993

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