Origin of fjord
OTHER WORDS FROM fjordfjordic, adjective
How to use fjord in a sentence
So-called tidewater glaciers like Taku often bulldoze a mound of sediment ahead of them as they grind down a fjord.
Scientists recently announced that they now expect Taku to start receding up its fjord, perhaps very quickly.
Having a rare purebred dog doesn’t just say “I am a special snowflake with a cool dog,” it also says “I am rich as hell, and can afford to import a puffin-hunting dog from the remote fjords of Norway.”
These dimensions are typical of some of the massive glaciers in Greenland flowing into deep fjords, Bassis says.Collapse may not always be inevitable for marine ice cliffs|Sid Perkins|June 17, 2021|Science News
For instance, the account of a huge wave in Alaska that scoured mature trees from steep slopes along fjords up to a height of 524 meters — about 100 meters taller than the Empire State Building — may leave readers stunned.A new book uses stories from tsunami survivors to decode deadly waves|Sid Perkins|June 17, 2021|Science News
The tour then goes to Norway for dives of a fjord, followed by stops in Portugal, Ukraine, Spain, and a season finale in Brazil.The World Series of Cliff Diving Takes Itself Very Seriously|Hampton Stevens|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The little white house of Skipper Randulf stood on an elevation, looking over the bay and the fjord.
The fjord below lay as smooth as a mirror, the outermost headlands and islands seeming to stand out of the water.
And it was at this season that the fjord near-by which the kings most oft abode gat its name of Harding.
Send also word to Erling to go out of the fjord so that we may meet in More.
The wind was sweeping down over the meadow, and driving the thick smoke from the pitch-house out over the fjord.Garman and Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland