The Trondheimsfjord is an inlet in the Norwegian Sea. It is the 3rd-biggest fjord at roughly 81 miles long. It is situated in the western central part of Norway, and it goes from Orland in the west to Steinkjer in the north, and it passes the city of Trondheim on its path through. It has a maximum depth of roughly 2,000 feet, and that is right inside of Agdenes.
The biggest islands in the fjord are Tautra and Ytteroy. The little Munkholmen is situated near the Trondheim harbor, and there are a number of small islands at the entry point of the fjord. The Skarnsund Bridge crosses the very narrow Skarnsundet. The area of the fjord to the north of the striati is called Beitstadfjorden. The primary area of Trondheimsfjord is free of ice throughout the year. Verrasundet is a narrow and long branch in the northern area of the fjord, and it could be covered with ice during the wintertime. The Beitstadfjorden could also freeze over in the wintertime, but just for a couple of weeks.
The towns of Steinkjer, Levanger, and Stjordal are located on the northeastern and eastern shore of the fjord.
Trondheimsfjorden has a lot of marine life, and there are both southern and northern species represented. There have been at least 90 species seen there, and the fjord ahs the biggest biological product of all of Norway’s fjords. For people that love marine life, this is a great area to explore it. In the last few years deep water corals were found in the fjord, and they weren’t that far from Trondheim. A lot of the best salmon fishing rivers in Norway empty out into Trondheimsfjord. Some of these include Verdalselva, Stjordalselva, Orklaelva, and Gaula.
The lowland south and east of the fjord are some of the best agricultural areas of Norway. The more mountainous and rugged Fosen peninsula is located to the northwest and west, giving a little shelter from the wind that you see in most coastal areas.
The Trondheimsfjord was a very important water during the time of the Vikings, just like it is today.
Four giant squids have been seen in the fjord, which is one of the highest concentrations in the world.
Inner Trondheimsfjorden is one of the best places in the world to see a variety of marine life. While there are other parts of Norway that are better for birdlife, Inner Trondheimsfjorden is better for marine life.
Inner Trondheimsfjorden Photo Gallery
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