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Jotunheimen

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointGaldhøpiggen (2469 m/8100 ft)
CountriesNorway
States/ProvincesOppland (74%), Sogn og Fjordane (26%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area5,130 sq km / 1,981 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent75 km / 47 mi North-South
130 km / 81 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long61° 32' N; 8° 33' E
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Map of Jotunheimen
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Jotunheimen.
South Norway MountainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         JotunheimenLevel 5



Major Peaks of the Jotunheimen

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Galdhøpiggen24698100 
2.Glittertinden24658087 
3.Store Skagastølstinden24057890 
4.Styggedalstinden Store Østtoppen23877831 
5.Skardstinden23737785 
6.Vesle Galdhøpiggen23697772 
7.Surtningssue23687769 
8.Store Memurutinden23647756 
9.Gjertvasstinden23517713 
10.Store Hellstugutinden23457694 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Jotunheimen

Galdhøpiggen

Galdopiggen is a fine rocky peak. View from the north approach (1993-07-17).
Glittertinden

The hike to the summit of the highest snow peak in Norway is a long trip across the tundra (1993-07-18).
Store Skagastølstinden
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Main peak to the right in picture (2008-07-03). Photo by Lars Holme.
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Knutshøi
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From a traverse of the whole mountain Photo by Lars Holme.
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