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GLACIER "TUFTEBREEN"
Risk type: glacier length changes

Glacier list | Statistics
 

Type:  Outlet glacier
Country:  Norway
Region:  Sogn & Fjordane
Massif/Ice Cap:  Jostedalsbreen
Municipality:  Luster
Municipality code:  
Location:  Eastern outlet from Jostedalsbreen, about 3 km southwest of Nigardsbreen
 
Latitude (, cent):  61.669 N
Longitude (, cent):  7.091 E
Surface (km2):  6.59
Lenght (km):  6.5
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  860
Max. altitude (m):  1920
Orientation ()  135
Slope ()  

EVENT:  Date  1/4/2002 -  Date quality:days   

Type:  Glacier length changes
Description  
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  0
Injuried (#)  2
Note  

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EVENT:  Date  14/7/2001 -  Date quality:days   

Type:  Accident mountaineering
Description  A 45 yr-old man fell into a crevasse, seriously injured
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  
Injuried (#)  1
Note  http://www.bt.no/lokalt/article59511

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EVENT:  Date  1/1/1741 -  Date quality:years   

Type:  Glacier length changes
Description  The farm Bergseter, at the far end of Krundalen, was seriously damaged by the glacier.
Effects:  Farm seriously damaged
Deaths(#)  
Injuried (#)  
Note  Ref: Eide -55. Correct date is 1741, Event_type: glacier advance.

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