It has a lenght of approx. 80 km (50 miles) and covers an area of 474 km2 (183 square miles). At several places the ice layer is over 500 m (546 yards) thick. The total ice mass stores as much fresh water as you can fill into 300.000.000.000 bathtubes, enough to supply Norway with water over 100 years. Read more facts on the National Park page.
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?