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GLACIER "BL┼ISEN"
Risk type: miscellaneous

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Type:  Outlet glacier
Country:  Norway
Region:  Hordaland
Massif/Ice Cap:  Hardangerj°kulen N.
Municipality:  Ulvik
Municipality code:  
Location:  South of Sognefjorden and northeast of Hardangerfjorden.
 
Latitude (░, cent):  60.542 N
Longitude (░, cent):  7.467 E
Surface (km2):  8.45
Lenght (km):  4.4
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  1380
Max. altitude (m):  1850
Orientation (░)  45
Slope (░)  

EVENT:  Date  17/9/2002 -  Date quality:minutes   

Type:  Accident mountaineering
Description  A 20 yr old female on schooltrip fell into crevasse at Blňisen. 4-5 meter down. No rope.
Effects:  death
Deaths(#)  1
Injuried (#)  
Note  accident, ref: bt.no

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