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At 20:35 03/09/99 +0200, you wrote:
>Fjord is something much more special then a bay, an ordinary bay that
>is. A fjord is what they have on Island and in Norway, a bay surrounded
>on three sides by huge mountains. It is also very deep and narrow. And
>of course there's a lack of word in English for it but I believe that
>you usually call it a fjord too.
>Swedish entry word
>fjord [fjå:r_d] fjorden fjordar noun
>lång, smal vik
>This translation came from the Royal Institute of Technology in
>Stockholm and the Swedish board of education.
In Scotland it would be a 'firth'.
A 'vik' is certainly not a fjord but rather a bay just as a 'goe' is a
of the sea with high cliffs on either side as with the Sinclair Castle at
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