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GLACIER "ENGABREEN"
Risk type: glacier length changes

Glacier list | Statistics
 

Type:  Outlet glacier
Country:  Norway
Region:  Nordland
Massif/Ice Cap:  Svartisen
Municipality:  Mel°y
Municipality code:  
Location:  
 
Latitude (░, cent):  66.65 N
Longitude (░, cent):  13.845 E
Surface (km2):  34
Lenght (km):  11.5
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  10
Max. altitude (m):  1575
Orientation (░)  315
Slope (░)  

EVENT:  Date  1/1/1723 -  Date quality:years   

Type:  Glacier length changes
Description  The glacier advanced.
Effects:  The farm Storstein°yra was destroyed by the glacier, and the farm Fonn°yra was severely damaged.
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BIBLIOGRAPHY 

Rekstad, 1893 - Beretning om en unders°kelse av Svartisen, foretagen somrene 1890 og 1891. Archiv for Mathematik og Naturvidenskaberne, 21, p 229-270.