"Loen and Kjenndalbreen (Kjenndal Glacier)" Loen by Diana75
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Located at about 35 kilometers from Stryn, Kjenndal Glacier is well worth a visit.
Although not as famous as the huge Briksdal Glacier, part of the Jostedal glacier icefield, which is the largest glacier on the European mainland, Kjenndalbreen is a good alternative for the tourists willing to admire the miracles of the pure nature.
The biggest advantage of Kjenndalbreen is given by the fact that is not a crowded place, thus anyone can experience the wild, beautiful and contrasting scenery in peace.
The impressive scenery and the valley's dramatic history make a visit to Lodalen a special experience not to be missed.
On two occasions, enormous rockslides from Ramnefjellet hit the lake below.
The resulting flood wave wiped out the settlements of Nesdal and Bodal, killing 135 people.
The years 1905 and 1936 will forever remind the people of Inner Nordfjord of the Lodalen disasters.
- In a nutshell:Stunning landscape, dramatic past!
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