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GLACIER "BAKLIBREEN"
Risk type: ice avalanches

Glacier list | Statistics
 

Type:  Outlet glacier
Country:  Norway
Region:  Glaciers in the county Sogn og Fjordane
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Location:  
 
Latitude (, cent):  61.668 N
Longitude (, cent):  7.053 E
Surface (km2):  3.19
Lenght (km):  3.5
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  1190
Max. altitude (m):  1960
Orientation ()  135
Slope ()  

EVENT:  Date  27/7/1986 -  Date quality:days   

Type:  Glacier length changes
Description  250 000 - 500 000 m3 ice slided down into Krundalen, 700 m lower.
Effects:  3 persons killed, while walking on a path at the bottom of Krundalen
Deaths(#)  3
Injuried (#)  
Note  Ref: Rogaland dagbladet 29.7.1986

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