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Fresvikbreen

Fresvikbreen Photo: Marianne Bøthun Fresvikbreen Photo: Marianne Bøthun
Fresvikbreen Photo: Marianne Bøthun
Fresvikbreen Photo: Marianne Bøthun

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Fresvikbreen is a glacier on the south side of Sognefjorden in Vik, Sogn og Fjordane. It lies between Setjedalen in the west, and Storedalen in the east, and is close to the village of Fresvik.

The glacier has an area of 15 km² and its highest point is 1648 metres above sea level. Fresvikbreen is the 23rd largest glacier on the Norwegian mainland.

It is possible to walk over the glacier, but only with a local guide.

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Fresvikbreen - Photo: Marianne Bøthun

Fresvikbreen

Fresvikbreen is a glacier on the south side of Sognefjorden in Vik, Sogn og Fjordane. It lies between Setjedalen in the west, and Storedalen in the...

Fresvikbreen

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