Folgefonna seen from the air
Location in Hordaland
|Area||26 km2 (10 sq mi)|
Nordre Folgefonna (English: Northern Folgefonna) is one of the largest glaciers in mainland Norway. It is the northernmost of the three glaciers that make up Folgefonna. The glacier is located on the Folgefonna peninsula in the Hardanger region of Hordaland county. The 26-square-kilometre (10 sq mi) glacier lies in the municipalities of Jondal, Kvinnherad, Odda, and Ullensvang. Its highest point is 1,640 m (5,381 ft) above sea level, and its lowest point is 990 m (3,248 ft) above sea level. The glacier lies almost entirely inside Folgefonna National Park.
- "Største breer i Norge" (PDF) (in Norwegian). NVE.no.
- Media related to Folgefonna at Wikimedia Commons
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