Herjangsfjord

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Herjangsfjorden / Herjangen
Hearjjak
Narvik seen from Bjerkvik.JPG
Herjangsfjord and Narvik, viewed from Bjerkvik
Location Narvik, Nordland
Coordinates 68°27′53″N 17°21′41″E / 68.4648°N 17.3615°E / 68.4648; 17.3615Coordinates: 68°27′53″N 17°21′41″E / 68.4648°N 17.3615°E / 68.4648; 17.3615
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 10 kilometres (6.2 mi)

Herjangsfjorden or Herjangen (Northern Sami: Hearjjak) is a fjord branch of the Ofotfjorden in the municipality of Narvik in Nordland county, Norway. The 10-kilometre (6.2 mi) long fjord is located just north of the Rombaken fjord. The villages along the fjord are Bjerkvik and Herjangen. The European route E06 and European route E10 highways run along the northern and eastern shores of the fjord.[1]

A view over the Herjangsfjord and Ofotfjord, from the north side of the fjord

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Herjangen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 October 2011.