Sentences with word «fjord»

Geologically, a fjord or fiord ( ( listen), ( listen)) is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs, created by a glacier. (Wikipedia) (See all definitions)
Astrup Fearnley Museet has moved from the established Kvadraturen district to the new, urban outermost district located on the fjord, Tjuvholmen.
ART
After a whirlwind of spectacular fjord cruises, scenic train rides, glacier visits, hikes in the forests and taking in some of Oslo's pulsating nightlife, Norway's capital is also a glamorous shopping mecca.
TRAVEL
The satellite image of the ice-covered fjord with Thule, Saunders Island, and Chamberlin Gletschers shows a richly texture field of sea ice.
ENVIRONMENT
Yet splitting and upheaval of another kind threaten this family's core integrity, as a massive teetering rock separates itself from a cliff face into the fjord below, sending a tower of water towards the Eikjords» picturesque village of Geiranger.
MOVIES & TV
Explore the cosmopolitan city of Auckland and the award-winning wineries and geothermal wonders of the North Island as well as the glaciers, fjords and adventure capital, Queenstown, on the South Island.
TRAVEL
Stopping at a port or in a fjord in northern Norway is more convenient for NATO subs because it's closer to the Norwegian Sea, though which Russian subs pass on the way to the North Atlantic, transiting the GIUK gap.
BUSINESS
Hurtigruten voyage along the Norwegian coast, enjoying the fjords and northern lights, frequent singles offers.
TRAVEL
Serving at my master's banquet table two years ago at Yule, I heard Eirik tell of its lush pastures and its deep fjords brimming with walrus, seals, and birds.
BOOKS
Norway in a Nutshell is a customizable travel plan that takes visitors on an unforgettable tour of Norway's verdant mountain terrain, through fjords and past more waterfalls than you can count.
TRAVEL
Landforms included this set: butte, canyon, cave, cliff, fjord, mesa, valley Included in this set: - ORDER UP!
EDUCATION
Embark the National Geographic Explorer for our journey along Greenland's western coast, laced by fjords harboring glaciers and icebergs.
TRAVEL
We take the ferry from Rørvik to Flak over the Trondheim fjord.
TRAVEL
Backing the Enbridge tar sands pipeline: The B.C. Liberals are advocating for the Enbridge tar sands pipeline despite the fact that this would mean hundreds of supertankers larger than the Exxon Valdez carrying hundreds of thousands of barrels of dirty crude through narrow fjords on our delicate central coast.
BUSINESS
On board the ice-classed expedition vessel, Ocean Atlantic, a unique experience for the few, shore landings, excursions, lectures and whale safaris are at a distinct advantage on a small ship, with better access to the dramatic coastlines and the deep fjord systems, enabling travellers to set foot several times on the Continent of Antarctica and surrounding sub-Antarctic islands.
TRAVEL
This thin strip of land 2,650 miles long and, in places, only 150 miles wide, is home to some of the most extreme environments on Earth, from deserts to fjords to sub-polar islands.
TRAVEL
In Norway we went to fjords half way up into the country, and it was so beautiful.
AUTOMOBILES
In a high-speed Zodiac, you'll zip past thundering waterfalls and stunning fjord scenery.
TRAVEL
In the same town, both Hellnafell Apartments (with a view of Kirkjufell mountain) and Hotel Framnes (with views of the fjord) get excellent reviews.
TRAVEL
Meaning that a cruise on the fjord of course deserves a spot on this list.
TRAVEL
After we pass through Port Alberni, about half way across, Vancouver Island becomes a wilderness of fjords and aquamarine rivers, mountains of conifers and valleys of cottonwoods.
TRAVEL
Indie labour of love project «Milkmaid of the Milky Way» is a 90s style point and click adventure game where you play Ruth, a lone milkmaid living on a remote farm in a faraway fjord in 1920's Norway.
GAMING
In Greenland, such deep water in contact with ice is restricted to narrow bedrock troughs where friction between ice and fjord walls limits discharge.
ENVIRONMENT
Found in an unincorporated community on Swindle Island in the coastal fjords of British Columbia, Klemtu Port belongs to a tiny town on the west coast of Canada.
TRAVEL
Journey to a land where fjords, canals and charming cities combine, and explore the three kingdoms of Scandinavia.
TRAVEL
Endless options is one of the great benefits of unlimited train travel in Denmark and Germany, with stops along the way to view Denmark's enchanting Viking history and scenic fjords and Germany's history and innovation in Berlin and Munich.
TRAVEL
From kayaking through vast fjords to herding reindeer and searching for rare eagles, the vast open spaces of Norway, Denmark and Sweden offer experiences unlike anywhere else in the world.
TRAVEL
From the fjords to the High Arctic — the essence of Norway's appeal is remarkably simple: This is one of the most beautiful countries on Earth.
TRAVEL
To do so, they submerged nine tubes, each weighing two tonnes and the height of two double-decker busses, in the icy waters of the remote fjord framed by snow-capped mountains.
ENVIRONMENT
Did runic script adorn their arms as they sailed their longships down fjords?
DATING
Be on deck early to enjoy spectacular views as you cruise through a narrow fjord and past the Seven Sisters Waterfall.
TRAVEL
Watch the Baltic unfold while you journey past the Danish capital of Copenhagen, to the imperial city of St Petersburg, to the Norwegian fjords.
TRAVEL
«We looked at two of the most basic parameters, it's as simple as it gets: the temperature and salinity of water in a Greenland fjord.
ENVIRONMENT
«DGPS jamming from nearby cliffs, for instance, could seriously affect shipping traffic going through the narrow straits and fjord networks.
SCIENCE
You will continue your journey in to the deepening mountain landscape on the Nordland Railway, racing by majestic fjords, seemingly endless fairy tale forests and even the otherworldly Svartisen Glacier.
TRAVEL
Taken from a fjord outside Nuuk, Greenland, and... Read More
ART
I have limited travel experience with Norway but for the fjords and nature, I suggest visiting Bergen, Alesund, or the Lofoten Islands and taking one of the amazing rail journeys through the countryside.
TRAVEL
Instead, they found that Greenland's deltas are largely shielded from the ocean's waves by the presence of large, steep-cliffed fjords.
SCIENCE
Regularly regarded as one of the finest railway journeys in the world, the Flam Railway from Flåm to Myrdal in Norway, trundles past crystal waterfalls, through leafy canyons and over fjords to bring you the finest Norwegian landscapes on offer.
TRAVEL
Luethi thinks the culprit was a landslide at nearby Karrat fjord.
SCIENCE
When they first arrived the ships had to part rafts of bowhead whales just to move through the fjords, but by 1700, they were nearly all gone.
ENVIRONMENT
These roads have a tendency to get quite narrow in places — often funneling two-way traffic down to little more than a single lane with next-to-zero notice — so the Velar had moments where it felt quite large as a fjord explorer.
AUTOMOBILES
Landed in a fjord near Cape Finisterre, and overcoming various obstacles put in their way by a wicked (later converted) Queen, the disciples buried James's body in a place near the city of Iria Flavia, and, when their own deaths ensued, were buried there themselves.
RELIGION
Geirangerfjord is known as the jewel of the Norwegian fjords.
TRAVEL
After an hour-and-a-half flight from Oslo to Bodø, she drives two and a half hours to a fjord, hitches a ferry ride across it, and hikes nearly five hours up a snow-covered mountain.
SCIENCE
We've seen this in glaciers after the loss of the Larsen A and B ice shelves (relatively small shelves on the Antarctic Peninsula), and we've seen a similar effect in Greenland, where the floating end of the glacier, and the fjord choked with calved bergs, could apparently perform a similar braking function, now lost for several rapidly-retreating glaciers.
ENVIRONMENT
The stunning shoreline of Western Chile is beset with multiple fjords and some of the finest views on the continent.
TRAVEL
Then it's onwards to Kotor, Montenegro, situated at the end of a dramatic fjord and surrounded by mountains, and Dubrovnik, its medieval centre perfectly preserved.
TRAVEL
The Lofoten Islands are a great place to spot the northern lights, enjoy unreal views while hiking, and take boat rides through the many gorgeous fjords.
TRAVEL
In the southern reaches of Patagonia is the breathtakingly beautiful Parque Nacional Torres del Paine, which is dominated by rugged mountain peaks, deep fjords and channels teeming with penguins, and enormous ice fields flanked by brilliant blue glaciers.
TRAVEL
This resolves large changes in outlet glaciers residing in narrow fjords, and the smaller changes in the interior ice sheet that drains into the outlet areas (Howat et al. 2007, Shuman et al. 2011, Berthier et al. 2012, Scambos et al. 2014).
ENVIRONMENT

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