Søndre Folgefonna

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Søndre Folgefonna
Southern Folgefonna
Folgefonna south.JPG
View of the glacier
Location in Hordaland
Location in Hordaland
Location in Hordaland
Location Hordaland, Norway
Coordinates 60°00′N 06°20′E / 60.000°N 6.333°E / 60.000; 6.333Coordinates: 60°00′N 06°20′E / 60.000°N 6.333°E / 60.000; 6.333
Area 168 km2 (65 sq mi)

Søndre Folgefonna (English: Southern Folgefonna) is the third largest glacier in mainland Norway, and is the largest of the three glaciers constituting Folgefonna. The glacier is located at the base of the Folgefonna peninsula in Hordaland county in the border of the municipalities of Odda, Etne, and Kvinnherad. The highest point on the glacier is 1,660 m (5,446 ft) above sea level and its lowest point is 490 m (1,608 ft) above sea level.[1] The glacier is located inside Folgefonna National Park.

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Folgefonna" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2014-06-12.