Kvernesfjord

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Kvernesfjorden
Kvernesfjorden.JPG
View of the fjord
Kvernesfjord is located in Møre og Romsdal
Kvernesfjord
Kvernesfjord

Location in Møre og Romsdal
Location Nordmøre, Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates 62°56′N 7°37′E / 62.94°N 7.61°E / 62.94; 7.61Coordinates: 62°56′N 7°37′E / 62.94°N 7.61°E / 62.94; 7.61
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 22 kilometres (14 mi)
Max. width 3 kilometres (1.9 mi)

Kvernesfjorden or Kvernesfjord is a fjord between the municipalities of Gjemnes, Kristiansund, Averøy, and Eide in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The fjord is about 22 kilometres (14 mi) long.[1]

The fjord begins at the end of the Kornstadfjorden near the village of Eide, the municipal center of Eide Municipality and runs to the northeast between the island of Averøya and the north shore of the Romsdal peninsula. It then turns to the north around the end of the island of Averøya where it connects to the Bremnesfjorden. The fjord name comes from the village (and former municipality) of Kvernes since that is where the old Kvernes Stave Church is located. The village lies along the eastern entrance to the fjord.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kvernesfjorden" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-11-18.