Okstindbreen

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Okstindbreen
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View of the Okstindan mountains and glacier
Location in Nordland
Location in Nordland
Location in Nordland
Location Hemnes, Nordland, Norway
Coordinates 65°59′14″N 14°08′52″E / 65.98722°N 14.14778°E / 65.98722; 14.14778Coordinates: 65°59′14″N 14°08′52″E / 65.98722°N 14.14778°E / 65.98722; 14.14778
Area 46 km2 (18 sq mi)

Okstindbreen is the eighth largest glacier in mainland Norway. The 46-square-kilometre (18 sq mi) glacier lies in the Okstindan mountain range in the municipality of Hemnes in Nordland county.[1]

The highest point is 1,740 metres (5,710 ft) above sea level and its lowest point is 750 metres (2,460 ft) above sea level. At the eastern edge of the glacier lies the mountain Oksskolten, the highest point in Nordland county.[2]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Okstindbreen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-12-02. 
  2. ^ "De største breene i Norge" (in Norwegian). Norges vassdrags- og energidirektorat. Retrieved 2011-12-02.