Hardangerfjorden

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Hardangerfjorden

 

an inlet of the North Sea along the southwestern coast of Norway. Hardangerfjorden measures 172 km in length and as much as 7 km in width. The depth is 253 m at the entrance and as much as 891 m in the middle section. The fjord has high, rocky shores. Tides are semidiurnal, with a range of approximately 1 m.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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