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Frostisen Glacier, Nordland, Norway

Frostisen is a glacier on the border of the municipalities of Ballangen and Narvik in Nordland county, Norway. It is one of the larger plateau glaciers in Norway. Frostisen covers an area of about 25 square kilometres (9.7 sq mi). The elevation of the glacier ranges from 840 to 1,710 metres above sea level. The glacier lies near the Skjomen fjord, a branch of the Ofotfjord, just southwest of the city Narvik. For any form of publication, please include the link to this page: www.grida.no/resources/3568

Year: 2015

From album: Sea Ice, Icebergs, Glaciers, Snow and Permafrost in the Arctic Region

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: Arctic change climate Ecosystems Environment Europe ice Nation program Temperature United

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