Definition of Fiords
1. Noun. (plural of fiord) ¹
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Definition of Fiords
1. fiord [n] - See also: fiord
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Literary usage of Fiords
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1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1870)
"I have described fiords in Greenland in a former Paper. ... The rocks on each side of these fiords aro marked by ice- action at intervals, but more so near ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1869)
"With regard to fiords, or deep narrow inlets in hilly sen-coasts, the author pointed out that they existed only in high latitudes. ..."
3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1861)
"The fiords of Greenland are about to witness a new era of enterprise and engineering skill: ere long the North Atlantic Telegraph Cable will repose at the ..."
4. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1869)
"fiords occur on the northwest coast of Europe, from the British Channel north, and abound on the coast of Norway. They are remarkably displayed on the ..."
5. The Great Ice Age and Its Relation to the Antiquity of Man by James Geikie (1894)
"fiords plentiful along west coast, but not so on east coast—Depths in the Firths of ... Not only did deep rock-basins occur in all the sea-lochs or fiords, ..."
6. Excursions in the North of Europe: Through Parts of Russia, Finland, Sweden by John Barrow (1834)
"Bergen—Trade of, and Fisheries—Preparations for Departure- New route over fiords and ... Boatmen, and Passages across various fiords—Sketch of a Mountain ..."