"Glacier crevasses" Top 5 Page for this destination Svalbard Warnings Or Dangers Tip by Saagar

Svalbard Warnings and Dangers: 25 reviews and 26 photos

  Esmark glacier, Nordenkjold Land
by Saagar

Apparently the glaciers on Svalbard are of the "cold" type that don't move that much, except for periodical magnificient thrusts when dynamic pressure/tensions get too much.
Nevertheless there are massive dangers connected with touring/sightseeing and crossing glaciers, such as crevasses, collapsing ice towers, calving glaciers etc. Take heed to guides' advice and stay off a glacier if you are not properly equipped and in a team.

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  • Written Mar 2, 2005
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