When UNESCO in 2005 inscribed Norway’s Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord on its World Heritage list, it cited them as ‘exceptional in scale and grandeur in a country of spectacular fjords… among the most scenically outstanding fjord areas on the planet.’
It listed waterfalls and free-flowing rivers, deciduous and coniferous woodlands and forests, glacial lakes, glaciers and rugged mountains among the exceptional attributes as well as the fjords’ depth and narrowness. It might also have highlighted the exceptional nature of the surrounding countryside whether you approach them by boat, rail or road, as becomes amply clear on the Flåmsbana railway.
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Source : HuffingtonPost.Com