A fjord is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides, created in a valley carved by glacial activity.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Aasivissuit - Nipisat Partly located in fjord areas
Costiera Amalfitana Fiordo di Furore
Glacier parks the St. Elias Parks complex
Gros Morne National Park "an outstanding wilderness environment of spectacular landlocked, freshwater fjords" (OUV)
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago Several
Ilulissat Icefjord
Kujataa At the coast of fjords
Rock Art of Alta Located in Alta Fjords
Te Wahipounamu
West Norwegian Fjords


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