Varangerfjord


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Varangerfjord

 

Variag Gulf, A Gulf Of The Barents Sea Near The Northern Shores Of Europe, Between The Peninsulas Of Rybach’I (Ussr) And Varanger (Norway). Length, 120 Km; Width At The Mouth, 50 Km; Maximum Depth, 420 M. Varangerfjord Freezes Over At The Head In Severe Winters. Tides Are Semidiurnal, Reaching A Height Of 2.2 M. Ports Are Vardö And Vadsö (Both In Norway).

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In 1957, Norway and the Soviet Union delimited the territorial sea off their land boundary in the Varangerfjord.
Karlebotnbakken Reloaded: shifting the chronological significance of an Iconic Late Stone Age Site in Varangerfjord, north Norway.
that this boundary in the East consists of those waterways which, through Neva and Ladoga, go up to the White Sea, and in the North it consists of the Arctic Ocean as far as Varangerfjord, thereafter westwards along the river Tana and the political frontier between Sweden and Finland, Gulf of Botnia, etc.
It may be worth noticing that the Geo-Ecological Finland as defined by von Wright and Bonsdorff included much less of the Norwegian North coast than the map of Nylander and Saelan, and this pointed to future ideas: Norway could keep nearly the whole Finmarken, including Varanger peninsula, and the "annexation" only applied to the South coast of Varangerfjord and the Neiden area.
As it was not possible to draw any natural frontiers between Gulf of Botnia and Varangerfjord, one had to content oneself with the political boundaries.
The fishing trials were carried out between 19 October and 6 November 1998 in the Varangerfjord (close to the Russo-Norwegian border) (Fig.
a line of longitude) running from the terminus of the existing boundary in Varangerfjord towards the North Pole, but modified in an easterly direction in the Svalbard area, to avoid cutting through the area as defined in Article 1 of the 1920 Svalbard Treaty.
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.