|Nordland county, Norway
|17 kilometres (11 mi)
Tjongsfjorden is a fjord, located in the municipality of Rødøy, which is located in Nordland county, of western Norway. The 17-kilometre (11 mi) long fjord begins just west of the Svartisen glacier; it flows west and flows into the Rødøyfjorden, which is just east of the island of Rødøya. The mountain, Blokktinden, lies on the southern shore. The village, Tjong and Vågaholmen, lie along the northern shore. Norwegian County Road 17, running across Nordland and Trøndelag, runs along the inner part of the fjord.
Nordland is a county in Norway in the Northern Norway region, the least populous of all 11 counties, bordering Troms og Finnmark in the north, Trøndelag in the south, Norrbotten County in Sweden to the east, Västerbotten County to the south-east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The county was formerly known as Nordlandene amt. The county administration is in the town of Bodø. The remote Arctic island of Jan Mayen has been administered from Nordland since 1995. In the southern part of the county is Vega, listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
Skjomen (Norwegian) or Skievvá (Northern Sami) is a small fjord that branches off from the main Ofotfjorden in Narvik Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the Ofoten district in Northern Norway, just south of the town of Narvik. The European route E6 highway crosses the Skjomen fjord over the Skjomen Bridge, just south of the mouth of the fjord.
Ofotfjord is a fjord in Nordland county, Norway. It is an inlet of the Norwegian Sea, located about 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of the Arctic Circle. The 78-kilometre (48 mi) long Ofotfjord is Norway's 12th longest fjord and it is also the 18th deepest, with a maximum depth of 553 metres (1,814 ft). In the English language and in many historical documents, this fjord is often referred to as the Narvik Fjord because the town of Narvik is located on the inner shores of the fjord, but this is not an official name of the fjord.
Snåsavatnet is Norway's sixth-largest lake. The 122-square-kilometre (47 sq mi) lake is located in the municipalities of Steinkjer and Snåsa in Trøndelag county, Norway. The villages of Følling and Sunnan lie at the southwestern end of the lake and the village of Snåsa lies at the northeastern end of the lake. European route E6 runs along the northern shore of the lake and the Nordland Line runs along the southern shore.
Andkjelvatnet is a lake that lies in the municipality of Sørfold in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the southeastern part of the municipality of Sørfold, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northeast of the village of Straumen. The water flows out through the Tørrfjordelva river into the Sørfolda fjord. Most of the water that would naturally flow into the lake from the lake Sisovatnet to the east is diverted to a hydroelectric power station on the lake Straumvatnet.
Nedrevatnet or Nervatnet is a lake that lies in Fauske Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The 4.8-square-kilometre (1.9 sq mi) lake lies just east of the town of Fauske. The lake Øvrevatnet flows into this lake and the water flows out of the Nedrevatnet into the Skjerstad Fjord. The E6 highway and the Nordland Line run along the western edge of this lake.
Straumsnes or Strømsnes is a village in the municipality of Fauske in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the Valnesfjord area of Fauske. The town of Fauske lies 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) to the east and the town of Bodø lies about 40 kilometres (25 mi) to the west. The village sits just inland of Skjerstad Fjord, along the southern shore of the lake Valnesfjordvatnet.
Nygårdsjøen is a village area in the municipality of Gildeskål in Nordland county, Norway. Nygårdsjøen is located in the northern part of the municipality, close to the border with Bodø Municipality. The village lies along Norwegian County Road 17 on the east side of the Nordfjorden, just north of the entrance to the Beiar Fjord. Saura Church is located along the fjord on the west side of the village.
The Stjørnfjord or Stjørnfjorden is an arm of Trondheimsfjorden that flows through the municipalities of Ørland and Indre Fosen in Trøndelag county, Norway. The 20-kilometre (12 mi) long fjord stretches southwest from the mouth of the Nordelva river near the village of Råkvåg to the Trondheimsfjord near Brekstad and Austrått. The inner part of the fjord splits into two smaller arms, the Nordfjord and Sørfjord. The Bjugnfjorden lies about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of the fjord.
Stokkvågen is a village and ferry port located in Lurøy Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village lies on the mainland coast of Lurøy, about 60 kilometres (37 mi) west of the town of Mo i Rana. The port has ferries that connect the mainland to the islands of Onøya, Lovund, Sleneset/Moflag, and Træna to the west and to the town of Sandnessjøen to the south. The village of Stokkvågen is located along Norwegian County Road 17, along the Sjona fjord.
Herjangsfjorden (Norwegian) or Hearjjak (Northern Sami) is a fjord that branches off of the Ofotfjorden in Narvik Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The 10-kilometre (6.2 mi) long fjord is located just north of the Rombaken fjord. The villages along the fjord are Bjerkvik and Herjangen. The European route E06 and European route E10 highways run along the northern and eastern shores of the fjord.
Sjona is a fjord in Nordland county, Norway. The 26-kilometre (16 mi) fjord begins in the municipality of Rana and flows to the west through Nesna and Lurøy municipalities into the sea. The islands of Handnesøya and Tomma lie at the mouth of the fjord. The deepest part of the fjord reaches 636 metres (2,087 ft) below sea level. Norwegian County Road 17 follows the entire coast of the fjord. Villages along the shore of the fjord include Flostrand, Mæla, and Myklebustad.
Skjerstad Fjord is a fjord in the municipalities of Bodø, Fauske, and Saltdal in Nordland county, Norway. It is a 40-kilometre (25 mi) long arm off of the main Saltfjorden. It is connected to the Saltfjorden by the narrow Saltstraumen strait, which has very strong tidal currents. The villages of Valnesfjord and Rognan and the town of Fauske lie along the shores of the fjord. European route E06 runs along the eastern shore of the fjord, and the Nordland Line follows the eastern and northern shores of the fjord. The Misværfjorden branches off this fjord to the south at the village of Skjerstad.
Eidsfjorden is a fjord in Nordland county, Norway. The 25-kilometre (16 mi) long fjord cuts into the island of Langøya in the Vesterålen archipelago and it is located in the municipalities of Bø, Hadsel, and Sortland. It branches off of the main Vesterålsfjorden which is part of Norwegian Sea. The innermost part of the fjord is part of Sortland Municipality. The outer part of the fjord is split with the western coast belonging to Bø Municipality and the eastern coast belonging to Hadsel Municipality.
Hellfjorden is a fjord in Nordland county, Norway. The 6.5-kilometre (4.0 mi) long fjord is an arm off of the main Eidsfjorden and the border between Sortland Municipality and Bø Municipality runs right down the middle of the fjord. The narrow fjord cuts into the large island of Langøya in the Vesterålen archipelago. The fjord lies in a very rugged, sparsely populated area.
Åkrafjorden is a fjord in Vestland county, Norway. It is located in the municipalities of Etne and Kvinnherad. The 32-kilometre (20 mi) long fjord reaches a maximum depth of 650 metres (2,130 ft). The fjord flows from the southern part of the Folgefonna National Park, draining the huge Folgefonna glacier. The fjord then flows to the southwest before emptying into the Skånevikfjorden near the village of Utåker. The Langfossen waterfall runs down the steep cliffs on the south side of the fjord, just west of Fjæra.
Saltdal Fjord is a fjord arm of Skjerstad Fjord in the municipality of Saltdal in Nordland county, Norway. The fjord extends 11 kilometers (6.8 mi) south to the village of Rognan at the bottom of the fjord.
Jørnfjorden is a fjord in Bø Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The 7-kilometre (4.3 mi) long fjord is an arm of Eidsfjorden, cutting into the large island of Langøya in the Vesterålen archipelago. The inlet to the ford lies between the villages of Straumsnes to the west and Guvåg to the east. The fjord extends 7 kilometers (4.3 mi) north to the village of Verhalsen. The fjord reaches a depth of 67 metres (220 ft) just northeast of the small village of Auvåg.
Austnesfjorden is a fjord in Vågan Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The 13-kilometre (8.1 mi) long fjord cuts the island of Austvågøya nearly in half. On the south end, the fjord joins the Vestfjorden, just north of the town of Svolvær. The European route E10 highway runs along the western shoreline of the fjord for its entire length. The village of Laupstad lies at the innermost part of the fjord. The village of Liland and the mountain Higravstindan both lie on the eastern shore and the Sildpollneset peninsula lies on the western shore. The island of Litlmolla lies just south of the mouth of the fjord.
Sagfjorden (Norwegian) or Rivtakvuodna (Northern Sami) is a fjord in Nordland county, Norway. The 38-kilometre (24 mi) long fjord forms part of the boundary between the municipalities of Hamarøy and Steigen. There are several large islands in the fjord as well: Finnøya to the north and Lundøya and Engeløya at the mouth of the fjord where it joins the Vestfjorden.