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July 10, 2013

Blåmannsisen Outlet Glacier Retreat, northern Norway

Blåmannsisen is the fifth largest ice cap in Norway, just ahead of Hardanger in the Inventory of Norwegian Glaciers published by NVE in 2012. The ice cap is not tapped for hydropower and has not been the target of much research as a result from the NVE, second image is from NVE report. The ice cap outlet glaciers drain into a number of lakes. The NVE inventory indicates a reduction …