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Masfjorden (fjord)

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Primary outflows  Austfjorden
Max. length  24 kilometres (15 mi)
Primary outflow  Austfjorden
Basin countries  Norway
Settlements  Masfjordnes, Matre
Masfjorden (fjord)
Location  Hordaland county, Norway
Max. width  500 to 1,500 metres (1,600 to 4,900 ft)

Masfjorden is a fjord in Masfjorden municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The 24-kilometre (15 mi) long fjord flows to the west and empties into the Austfjorden, the inner part of the Fensfjorden. The fjord is generally about 500 to 1,500 metres (0.31 to 0.93 mi) wide. The innermost part of the fjord splits into two branches at the village of Solheim with the Matrefjorden going to the southeast and the Haugsværfjorden going to the northeast. The village of Matre and the European route E39 highway sits at the innermost part of the fjord.

Map of Masfjorden, 5981 Masfjordnes, Norway

There are no bridges over the fjord, but there is one regular cable ferry route near the mouth of the fjord in the east. The ferry runs from the village of Masfjordnes in the south to Duesund in the north, a distance of just less than 800 metres (2,600 ft).

References

Masfjorden (fjord) Wikipedia


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