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GLACIER "JOSTEDALSBREEN (V)"
Risk type: miscellaneous

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Type:  Outlet glacier
Country:  Norway
Region:  Sogn & Fjordane
Massif/Ice Cap:  Jostedalsbreen
Municipality:  Luster
Municipality code:  
Location:  Eastern outlet of Jostedalsbreen
 
Latitude (, cent):  61.575 N
Longitude (, cent):  6.814 E
Surface (km2):  6.06
Lenght (km):  3.1
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  540
Max. altitude (m):  1800
Orientation ()  270
Slope ()  

EVENT:  Date  29/7/2000 -  Date quality:days   

Type:  Accident mountaineering
Description  fell and slid. lost control, fell into a snow crevasse and hit a big rock.
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  
Injuried (#)  1
Note  male 33. rescued by rescue-helicopter.

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