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1) Kenai Fjords National Park. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Kenai Fjords National Park (KEE-nai) (1,046 sq mi/2,709 sq km), S Alaska; authorized 1980. Wilderness preserve, vast icefields, fjords, and outflowing glaciers....

2) Kenai Fjords National Park. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kenai Fjords National Park, 669,983 acres (271,248 hectares), S Alaska. The park features the great Harding Icefield and its radiating glaciers, many of which descend...

3) fjord. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...or fiord (fyord) (KEY) , steep-sided inlet of the sea characteristic of glaciated regions. Fjords probably resulted from the scouring by glaciers of valleys formed...

4) Scoresby Sound. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Scoresby Sound, arm of the Greenland Sea, E Greenland. It has numerous fjords that branch out generally westward to the ice cap. Some of the branches extend more...

5) Scoresby Sound. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An arm of the Norwegian Sea indenting eastern Greenland. It has numerous fjords branching generally westward toward the icecap....

6) 14. Baltic Fog Notes. VII. Passports. Sandburg, Carl. 1920. Smoke and Steel
...the teeth of a scuffling mastiff. Fog and fog and no stars, sun, moon. Then an afternoon in fjords, low-lying lands scrawled in granite languages on a gray sky, A...

7) Moskenstraumen. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...in the Lofoten Islands, NW Norway. Formed when tidal currents flow through coastal fjords and a maze of small islands, it is c.2.5 mi (4 km) wide and may at its center...

8) Admiralty Inlet. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Canada, of Lancaster Sound, bet. Brodeur and Borden peninsulas. One of the world's longest fjords, it is 2 mi/3 km-20 mi/32 km wide; shoreline is steep and abrupt,...

9) Storfjord. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...A scenic area with sheer cliffs and high waterfalls, Storfjord branches into several fjords, the most famous of which is Geirangerfjord. Cruise ships call regularly...

10) Coast Mountains. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...slope precipitously to the Pacific Ocean, where the shoreline is deeply indented by fjords. Mount Waddington, 3,996.7 m (13,104 ft), is the highest elevation in the...

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