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The glaciers of the Kisuris massif

The Kisuris massif from SE The Kisuris massif from SE, July 20, 1989. (48 kB)

The Kisuris massif is a small high mountain massif between the Sjnjuftjutisjåkkå valley and Sierkavagge in northern Sarek. The highest peak is Sierkatjåkkå (1664 m). The massif contains 2 glaciers.

Table over the glaciers of the Kisuris massif with basic data

# Name Type Area (km2) Length (km) Lowest point (m) Highest point (m) Height difference (m)
1. Kisurisjekna Cirque glacier 0.61 1.2 1155 1510 355
2. Sierkajekna Ice cap 0.14 0.4 1300 1420 80
Total 0.75


1. Kisurisjekna

Kisurisjekna (0.61 km2) is a medium-sized cirque glacier on the north side of Sierkatjåkkå.


2. Sierkajekna

Sierkajekna (0.14 km2) is a small ice cap, which is not plotted on the mountain map. It lies east of Sierkatjåkkå.


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