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GLACIER "LEIRBREEN"
Risk type: miscellaneous

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Type:  Valley glacier
Country:  Norway
Region:  Oppland
Massif/Ice Cap:  Leirbreen
Municipality:  Lom
Municipality code:  
Location:  In the western part of Jotunheimen, 2-3 km east of Storbreen
 
Latitude (, cent):  61.563 N
Longitude (, cent):  8.095 E
Surface (km2):  4.87
Lenght (km):  3.8
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  1530
Max. altitude (m):  2070
Orientation ()  315
Slope ()  

EVENT:  Date  16/8/1998 -  Date quality:days   

Type:  Accident mountaineering
Description  sliding on rock, fell 15 m down on snow.
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  
Injuried (#)  1
Note  male 53, in a group of 15.

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