Fjord

A fjord is a long, narrow inlet resulting from the subsidence of a mountainous coast and the subsequent flooding of the valleys.
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Fjord

A long, narrow arm of the sea, usually formed by entrance of the sea into a deep glacial trough.
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fjord

[n] - a long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs
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Fjord

Fjord (fyôrd) noun See Fiord .
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Fjord

• (n.) See Fiord.
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fjord

long narrow arm of the sea, commonly extending far inland, that results from marine inundation of a glaciated valley. Many fjords are astonishingly ... [15 related articles]
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Fjord

A glacial valley or glacial trough found along the coast that is now filled with a mixture of fresh water and seawater.
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fjord

fjord or fiord (fyôrd) , steep-sided inlet of the sea characteristic of glaciated regions. Fjords probably resulted from the scouring by glaciers of valleys formed by any of several processes, including faulting and erosion by running water. When the regions occupied by these glaciers subsided...
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fjord

Narrow sea inlet enclosed by high cliffs. Fjords are found in Norway, New Zealand, Southern Chile, and western parts of Scotland. They are formed when an overdeepened U-shaped glacial valley is drowned by a rise in sea-level. At the mouth of the fjord there is a characteristic lip causing a s...
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Fjord

A fjord is a deep, narrow flooded inlet of the sea that was formed during the last Ice Age.
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Fjord

Geologically, a fjord (d or d; also spelled fiord) is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs, created by glacial erosion. The word comes to English from Norwegian, but related words are used in several Nordic languages, in many cases to refer to any long narrow body of water other than the more specific meaning it has in English. There ar...
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fjord

A narrow, steep-sided sea inlet.
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fjord

A deep, steep-walled, U-shaped valley formed by erosion by a glacier and submerged with seawater.
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fjord

Glaciated valleys now flooded by the sea.
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Fjord

A deep, narrow, steep-walled, U-shaped valley that was carved by a glacier and is now occupied by th
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Fjord

A narrow inlet from the ocean, usually bounded by cliffs, and with spectacular scenery. Most are loc
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