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GLACIER "JOSTEDALSBREEN (S)"
Risk type: miscellaneous

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Type:  Outlet glacier
Country:  Norway
Region:  Sogn & Fjordane
Massif/Ice Cap:  Jostedalsbreen
Municipality:  Luster and Balestrand
Municipality code:  
Location:  At the southeastern part of Jostedalsbreen
 
Latitude (, cent):  61.513 N
Longitude (, cent):  6.875 E
Surface (km2):  2.09
Lenght (km):  1.7
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  1260
Max. altitude (m):  1690
Orientation ()  180
Slope ()  

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

Type:  Accident mountaineering
Description  fell on a 6 m steep slope and off a 3-4 m ice wall. unsecured
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  
Injuried (#)  1
Note  clouded weather, warm, glacier walk. moderate experience

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