Sykkylvsfjorden

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Sykkylvsfjorden
Sykkylvsfjorden & Trollkyrkjetindane.JPG
View of Sykkylvsfjorden and surrounding mountains
Sykkylvsfjorden is located in Møre og Romsdal
Sykkylvsfjorden
Sykkylvsfjorden
Location in Møre og Romsdal county
Location Sunnmøre, Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates 62°22′10″N 6°33′27″E / 62.3695°N 6.5575°E / 62.3695; 6.5575Coordinates: 62°22′10″N 6°33′27″E / 62.3695°N 6.5575°E / 62.3695; 6.5575
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 10 kilometres (6.2 mi)
Max. width 2 kilometres (1.2 mi)
Max. depth −247 metres (−810 ft)
Settlements Aure, Ikornnes, Straumgjerde

Sykkylvsfjorden is a fjord in Sykkylven Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The fjord is a branch off of the main Storfjorden. The villages of Aure and Ikornnes are located near the mouth of the fjord and the village of Straumgjerde lies at the innermost part of the fjord. The Sykkylven Bridge crosses the fjord between Aure and Ikornnes.[1] Ikorness is home to Ekornes sofas and Stressless recliners, the largest manufacturers of furniture in Scandinavia.

The deepest point in the fjord is 247 metres (810 ft) below sea level, near where it joins the Storfjorden. The 10-kilometre (6.2 mi) long fjord is mostly less than 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) wide (except for the area around the mouth of the fjord), with the narrowest point being only 200 metres (660 ft) wide.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sykkylvsfjorden" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-10-06.