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Accident in front oft Esmarkbreen

On thirsday the 21th of august one person was killed in front of Esmarkbree (Esmark Glacier) during a Zodiac cruise. A piece of ice broke down from the nearly 25 m high egde oft the glacial front. The exact circumstances oft the accident will be investigated during the next weeks.

Esmarkbreen ist situated inside of Ymerbukta (Ymer Bay)on the northern side of Isfjord (Ice Fjord).

Ymerbukta with Esmarkbreen

Accident in front oft Esmarkbreen

Source: Svalbardposten 33/2012

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