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Lars HiertafjelletSpitsbergen, Svalbard, NORWAY
Climbs 1 – Rocktype Sandstone (soft) – Altitude 876m a.s.l – Faces ?
The summit can be accessed from Longyearbreen or from Nordenskiöldfjellet, following the south west ridge.
Mountain Location Information:
UTM33X: N8677020, E511630
UTM35X: N8702730, E238530
DD.DDDD: 78.1667°N, 15.5078°E
DDMM.MM: 78°10.00'N, 15°30.47'E
DDMMSS: 78°9'59"N, 15°30'28"E
Latitude: 78° 10' 7.5" N
Longitude: 15° 30' 50.7" E
Magnetic declination: 6° 59' EAST
Declination is POSITIVE
Inclination: 82° 11'
Magnetic field strength: 54771.7 nT
After Lars Johan Hierta, 1801-72, Swedish writer, politician and patron of science. His foundations made large grants to Swedish exploration of Spitsbergen.
Climbs at this crag
No access issues with regards to climbing this summit. Despite its proximity to Longyearbyen, safety measures and a weapon are essential!
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