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Interior view of Norsk Bremuseum, Jostedalen-Fjaerland, Sobndal, Sogn and Fjordane, West Norway
Norsk Bremuseum ("Norwegian Glacier Museum") is a museum in Fjaerland, Sogn og Fjordane, with information about glacier Jostedalsbreen and Jostedalsbreen National Park.
An 18-minute film, "Making of a glacier" is shown twice an hour.
Other exhibits, include "Our fragile climate" about past and future natural and man-made changes in the climate; "What is a glacier?"; "What is a jokulhlaup? A jokulhlaup is a sudden and rapid draining of a glacier-dammed lake"; an experiencial exhibit about the volcanic eruption under the glacier Vatnajokull, Iceland, in 1996 which caused extreme glacier melting and major flood damage; and several other exhibits.
PHOTO SOURCE: C.H., Innovation Norway, courtesy of the Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry.
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