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GLACIER "BUERBREEN"
Risk type: glacier flood (contain both lakes and water pocket)

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Type:  Outlet glacier
Country:  Norway
Region:  Hordaland
Massif/Ice Cap:  Folgefonna
Municipality:  Odda
Municipality code:  
Location:  East of Handangerfjorden and west of the mountain plateau Hardangervidda
 
Latitude (, cent):  60.032 N
Longitude (, cent):  6.432 E
Surface (km2):  15.48
Lenght (km):  7.5
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  620
Max. altitude (m):  1640
Orientation ()  45
Slope ()  

EVENT:  Date  1/8/2002 -  Date quality:months   

Type:  Glacier flood (contain both lakes and water pocket)
Description  Small lake (1200 m asl) 2 km south of Buerbreen, draining to Buervatn and Sandvinvatnet in Odda. Volume: 1 mill m3.
Effects:  
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Injuried (#)  
Note  Ref: HAE, 2002

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