Oslofjord


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Oslofjord

 

a inlet on the southern coast of Norway, in the northern part of Bohus Bay. It is 102 km long and has a width of 15–30 km at its entrance. The maximum depth is 354 m. There are many islands in the northern part of the fjord, which has semidiurnal tides up to 0.5 m. The large port of Olso is situated on the fjord.

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The project wreck sites are: The Oslofjord Just off the mouth of the Tyne, the site also includes the wreck of the Greek steamer Eugenia Chandris which merges with that of the Oslofjord.
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It reminds me of Munch's paintings of young women gazing into Oslofjord, to the extent that I wonder if Munch saw this work.
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