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Kebnekaise Mountains- Sweden

Kebnekaise Mountain

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Kebnekaise Mountains is the highest mountain in Sweden with height 2,113 metres (6,932 ft). It is situated far north, above the Arctic Circle. The name is a Sami which means “kettle top”. As it is on extreme high altitude,the scenery of glacier is very fine. Among the so many glaciers,the largest are björlings, Stor, Isfalls, Kebnepskte and Rabots. The eye catching feature of the range is Tarfala Lake, whose one shore is formed by 60 foot (18 metres)ice wall of Kebnepakte Glacier.It is uninhabited except the portion of stunted birch forest.

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