6th October 2019

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Are the fjords salt water?

Fjord - Wikipedia : “Geologically, a fjord is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs, created by glacial erosion.” If the inlet is connected to the ocean, the water in the fjord will be salt water. If the inlet is connected to a (freshwater) lake, the water in the fjord will be fresh water.

What countries have fjords?

A fjord is a long, deep, narrow body of water that reaches far inland. Fjords are often set in a U-shaped valley with steep walls of rock on either side. Fjords are found mainly in Norway, Chile, New Zealand, Canada, Greenland, and the U.S. state of Alaska.

What is the longest fjord in the world?

The longest fjords in the world are:
  • Scoresby Sund in Greenland - 350 km (220 mi)
  • Sognefjord in Norway - 203 km (126 mi)
  • Hardangerfjord in Norway - 179 km (111 mi)
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