Climbs 1
Rocktype UNKNOWN
Altitude 500m a.s.l

Longyearbyen and Longyeardalen from Sarkofagen © GarethSL

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.

Approach notes

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


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