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GLACIER "BRENNDALSBREEN"
Risk type: glacier length changes

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Type:  Outlet glacier
Country:  Norway
Region:  Sogn og Fjordane
Massif/Ice Cap:  Jostedalsbreen
Municipality:  Stryn
Municipality code:  
Location:  
 
Latitude (░, cent):  61.577 N
Longitude (░, cent):  6.908 E
Surface (km2):  1.44
Lenght (km):  1
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  1440
Max. altitude (m):  1660
Orientation (░)  270
Slope (░)  

EVENT:  Date  1/12/1743 -  Date quality:months   

Type:  Glacier length changes
Description  Brenndalsbreen advanced to the main valley (Briksdalen). Avalanche from the glacier terminus.
Effects:  The farm Tung°yane in Briksdalen, Olden, was destroyed. Only two people survived.
Deaths(#)  3
Injuried (#)  
Note  Correct date 1743!! Number of dead not known, 3 taken as a minimum.

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