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Spitsbergen, Svalbard, NORWAY

Climbs 1 – Rocktype UNKNOWN – Altitude 500m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
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

Navigation Information:

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 notes
Access is relatively easy by snowmobile, ski or foot and the summit can be reached from either Longyearbreen or Larsbreen.

Climbs at this crag

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1Sarkofagen Summitsummit 3
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