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Norwegian Fjords.

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Norwegian Fjords.

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Hanging valleys are common along glaciated fjords and U-shaped valleys.A hanging valley is a tributary valley that is higher than the main valley and was created by tributary glacier flows into a glacier of larger volume. The shallower valley appears to be 'hanging' above the main valley or a fjord. Often, waterfalls form at or near the outlet of the upper valley. Norwegian Fjords on Iona departing 24/04/ introducing your ship Iona. We proudly name this ship Iona, as a celebration of the sea and our island nation.


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