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GLACIER "BRIKSDALSBREEN"
Risk type: miscellaneous

Glacier list | Statistics
 

Type:  Outlet glacier
Country:  Norway
Region:  Glaciers in the county Sogn og Fjordane
Massif/Ice Cap:  Jostedalsbreen
Municipality:  Stryn
Municipality code:  
Location:  
 
Latitude (, cent):  61.658 N
Longitude (, cent):  6.921 E
Surface (km2):  11.94
Lenght (km):  6
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  350
Max. altitude (m):  1910
Orientation ()  270
Slope ()  

EVENT:  Date  20/8/2001 -  Date quality:days   

Type:  Accident mountaineering
Description  last person in rope fell and dragged two others into crevasse. these two ended up hanging in the thight rope.
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  
Injuried (#)  1
Note  F25 + M10 and F15. In Front M40 and F40.

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EVENT:  Date  28/10/2000 -  Date quality:days   

Type:  Accident mountaineering
Description  fell while walking in rope. dragged two others when he fell. one of these fall 1.5 m on head.
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  
Injuried (#)  1
Note  male 23. used helmet, helmet broken, probably saved his life

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EVENT:  Date  6/5/2000 -  Date quality:days   

Type:  Accident mountaineering
Description  sliding when crampon loosened. fell 10-15 m.
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  
Injuried (#)  1
Note  male 20. nice weather. Carried down on stretcher.

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