The Geiranger fjord, a UNESCO’s world heritage site

Have you ever heard about the Geiranger fjord? If not, you really have to know how list what it is and how fascinating it is.

As the name suggests, it is a fjord located in Norway. It means it is a long and narrow inlet with steep cliffs or mountains, created in a valley carved out by the glacial activity which took places during one of the ice ages.

The longest fjord, Sognefjorden, reaches 1300 meters (4265ft) below the sea level, while the others are deeper than the adjacent sea. Above the water level mountains rise up to 2000 meters, and it´s an amazing view of nature.

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