Blomstrandbreen

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Blomstrandbreen

Blomstrandbreen is an glacier in Haakon VII Land at the western side of Spitsbergen, Svalbard. It has a length of 18 kilometres, extending from Isachsenfonna down to Kongsfjorden. The glacier is named after geologist Christian Wilhelm Blomstrand.[1][2] To the northwest of the glacier is the mountain area of Mercantonfjellet.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blomstrandbreen (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Lauritzen, Per Roger, ed. (2009). "Blomstrandbreen". Norsk Fjelleksikon (in Norwegian). Arendal: Friluftsforlaget. ISBN 978-82-91-49547-7. 
  3. ^ Lauritzen, Per Roger, ed. (2009). "Mercantonfjellet". Norsk Fjelleksikon (in Norwegian). Arendal: Friluftsforlaget. ISBN 978-82-91-49547-7. 

Coordinates: 79°03′58″N 12°22′53″E / 79.0662°N 12.3815°E / 79.0662; 12.3815