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The glaciers of the Staika massif

The Staika massif from SE The Staika massif from SE, August 2, 1991. (62 kB)

The Staika massif is an extensive high mountain massif between Tarradalen and Sartavagge, Kuravagge and the valley of Piteälven in the southeastern Sulitelma mountains. The highest peak is Staika (1794 m). The massif contains 1 glacier.

Table over the glaciers of the Staika massif with basic data

# Name Type Area (km2) Length (km) Lowest point (m) Highest point (m) Height difference (m)
1. Staikajekna Cirque glacier 0.22 0.7 1400 1590 190
Total 0.22


1. Staikajekna

Staikajekna from SE Staikajekna from SE, August 2, 1991. (63 kB)

Staikajekna (0.22 km2) is a small cirque glacier on the east side of Staika.

Staikajekna from E Staikajekna from E, August 3, 1991. (124 kB)

The glacier is basically free of crevasses, apart from edge chasms (bergschrund).

The meltwater pond on Staikajekna The meltwater pond on Staikajekna, August 3, 1991. (55 kB)

The glacier stream flows underground past the big terminal moraines, and a small meltwater pond is sometimes created on the snout.


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