Oslofjord

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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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(2002), (ANa from Oslofjorden, Norway (North Atlantic); ANb from Grevelingen, Netherlands (North Atlantic); ASb from La Rochelle, France (South Atlantic); MWb from Thau Lagon, France (West Mediterranean Sea); MEb from Dubrovnik, Croatia (East Mediterranean Sea)).
The longest fjord is Sognefjord (127 mi [204 km]), though there are about 30 others of equal importance, such as Varangerfjord, Porsangerfjord, Vestfjorden, Trondheimsfjorden, Handangerfjord, and Oslofjorden. As they are glacial valleys, there is a wide diversity of landings, basins, and hanging valleys to add to the striking spectacle of the sheer sides.
Migrations, breeding and growth in Pomatoschistus minutus (Pallas) (Pisces, Gobiidae) min Oslofjorden, Norway.