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a long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs


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Tsunami can also be triggered by rockfalls and rockslides from the wails of British Columbia fiords.
DRAMATIC glaciers, steep cliff-bound fiords, volcanoes and crashing oceans - New Zealand certainly isn't short of stunning landscapes.
Well, the Triple Crown is probably pining for the fiords.
And then the fog cleared and we caught sight of the other side, the upper coast of the South Island, a line of tree-strewn cliffs and small fiords and channels.
Knight wanted a Scandinavian mansion because the bay made her think of fiords, and by the time the stock market crashed in late 1929, the work was done on Vikingsholm.
The report details the must-see and unique attractions of Oman - its mountains, fertile valleys, superb sandy beaches, fiords, a vibrant capital, exquisite Islamic architecture (including the jaw-dropping Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat), an ancient and fascinating culture that remains largely intact, an array of budget and world-class hotels and some of the best souqs in Arabia.
The east coast of Baffin is mountainous, deeply cut with fiords, subject to bad weather and unpredictable sea ice.
In the late 1990s, Gibbons and Capella began to travel through the fiords of the straits and surrounding areas as part of program to monitor the red tides.
Then Rome, Venice, Capri, London, Dublin, Zermatt, Paris, all those sweet little towns along the Rhine in Germany, Copenhagen, Stockholm, the fiords of Norway, Mexico, Rio, Canada, the beautiful islands of Hawaii.
The gaps are the cliffs in the rock where you cower to see the back parts of God; they are the fissures between mountains and cells the wind lances through, the icy narrowing fiords splitting the cliffs of mystery.
Breeding sites for Southern Rockhopper Penguins are restricted mostly to the islands off southern Chilean fiords between 47[degrees] and 56[degrees] S (Williams 1995) with egg production occurring from November to early December.
They have already planned a boat trip along the fiords and a visit to a railway.
Written for tourists, the slim guide describes and interprets specific geological features found near Glacier Bay, Sitka, Chatham Strait, Juneau, Holkham Bay, Petersburg, and Misty Fiords.
The blue glacier valleys, iceberg speckled fiords, and poison-green, rock-ragged peaks of Prince William Sound and the Chugach Mountains are best viewed from on high, preferably from an aircraft.