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Tarfala research station

Picture of Tarfala research station


Region:Northern Lapland
On trail:
Coordinates:67°54'40"N, 18°36'44"E
Altitude:1140 m
Fjeld map:BD6/BD8
Accommodation:25 beds (ca)
Service:Food, sauna

A research station in Darfálvággi run by Stockholm University, focusing on glacial and climatological research, featuring the world's longest measurement series of a glacier's development (Storglaciären in this case) as well as yearly altitude measurements of the shrinking South Peak of Giebmegáisi. The station offers accommodation and sustenance for guests, geared towards scientists and academic courses. It is electrified and is generally open and manned around the same period as STF's Tarfala cottage.

Approximate distances
Tarfala1 km
Kebnekaise7 km
Vistas19 km
Kaskavagge7 km
Kebnekaise 2007: Day Tours26/2
Stockholm University website