fiord fiord

Definition(s):

  • (n) a long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs; common in Norway

Usage(s):

  1. The winds carried radioactive dust to hamlet and farm, from Scandinavian fiord to Pacific island.
  2. After three misses, the helicopters dropped to within 35 feet of the icy waves and poked through 100-yard visibility to a tiny island in a Greenland fiord.
  3. The Reclaim was anchored in a cold Norwegian fiord, and on the bottom, at 600 ft.

News

  • Re: Booked!

    Congratulations Lisa! It's a cruise that is one I would like to do one day. I won't mention North Cape but I will say that I have been looking an Norwegian Fiord itineraries! I'm also thinking that I would really love to try a river cruise. Love all this day dreaming!
    on September 17, 2013     Source: Cruise Addicts

Quotes

  • "Researchers at Otago University claim the bottlenose dolphin population in the fiord could be extinct within 30 years because of pressure from tourism," Mrs Turei said. "Doubtful Sound is an eco-tourism crown for New Zealand, but we run the...
    on Jul 25, 2007 By: Metiria Turei Source: Stuff.co.nz

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