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The glaciers of the Kierkevare massif

The Kierkevare massif from N The Kierkevare massif from N, July 11, 1983. (60 kB)

The Kierkevare massif is a small high mountain massif between the Padjelanta trail and Viejevagge-Råvvejaure in eastern Sulitelma mountains. The highest peak is Kierkevare (1639 m). The massif contains 2 glaciers.

Table over the glaciers of Kierkevare with basic data

# Name Type Area (km2) Length (km) Lowest point (m) Highest point (m) Height difference (m)
1. Junkajekna Cirque glacier 0.06 0.4 1280 1495 215
2. Sivvajekna Cirque glacier 0.05 0.3 1345 1500 155
Total 0.11


1. Junkajekna

Junkajekna from N Junkajekna from N, July 28, 1996. (49 kB)

Junkajekna (0.06 km2) is a very small cirque glacier on the north side of Kierkevare.


2. Sivvajekna

Sivvajekna (0.05 km2) is an even tinier cirque glacier north of Sivvatjåkkå.


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