About 8000 years ago, in a period of warmer climate called Atlanticum, the glacier had probably totally disappeared. About 5000 years ago, the climate became cooler again, and a new glacier could build up.
Did you know...?
The Norwegian Glacier Museum give you answers. Did you know... That Jostedalsbreen is the largest glacier on the European continent? That there are 2534 glaciers in Norway? That Jostedalsbreen is not a remnant of the last ice age?