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Definition of Fjord:
A narrow, deep estuary excavated by glaciers and that commonly has a sill at its mouth. [1] It is filled with a mixture of freshwater and salt water. [2]
This is the common definition for Fjord, other definitions can be discussed in the article
Geirangerfjord in Norway [3]


  1. Pinet P.R. 1998.Invitation to Oceanography. Jones and Barlett Publishers. p. 508
  2. Karleskint G. 1998. Introduction to marine biology. Harcourt Brace College Publishers. p.378
  3. - Frédéric de Goldschmidt