Bondhusbreen

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Bondhusbreen
Bondhusbreen.jpg
Location in Hordaland
Location in Hordaland
Location in Hordaland
Location Hordaland, Norway
Coordinates 60°03′24″N 06°18′50″E / 60.05667°N 6.31389°E / 60.05667; 6.31389Coordinates: 60°03′24″N 06°18′50″E / 60.05667°N 6.31389°E / 60.05667; 6.31389
Length 4 km (2.5 mi)

The Bondhusbreen is a glacier in the municipality of Kvinnherad in Hordaland county, Norway. The glacier is an offshoot of the vast Folgefonna glacier, and it lies inside the Folgefonna National Park. The glacier has a length of around 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) and a height difference of about 1,100 metres (3,600 ft) from its highest to its lowest points.

Lake Bondhus, glacier Bondhusbreen in the background as a part of the Folgefonna Glacier

The glacier is located at the end of a small valley, just south of the village of Sundal on the shore of the Maurangsfjorden. Water draining under the glacier is caught through a tunnel and exploited in the Mauranger Hydroelectric Power Station.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Bondhusbreen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 27 August 2011.