Altitude 500m a.s.l
Longyearbyen and Longyeardalen from Sarkofagen © GarethSL
A long NE-SW trending mountain, aptly named Sarkofagen (The Sarcophagus) is a pronounced protrusion formed between Larsbreen and Longyearbreen, which provides and excellent viewpoint along the length of Longyeardalen.
Mountain Location Information:
UTM33X: N8679320, E512610
UTM35X: N8704780, E239970
DD.DDDD: 78.1872°N, 15.5520°Ø
DDMM.MM: 78°11.23'N, 15°33.12'Ø
DDMMSS: 78°11'13"N, 15°33'7"Ø
Latitude: 78° 11' 31.6" N
Longitude: 15° 34' 23.2" E
Magnetic declination: 7° 2' EAST
Declination is POSITIVE
Inclination: 82° 11'
Magnetic field strength: 54777.5 nT
Name used by the coal mining company.
Access is relatively easy by snowmobile, ski or foot and the summit can be reached from either Longyearbreen or Larsbreen.
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