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Gandsfjord

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Gandsfjorden or Gandafjorden is a fjord in Rogaland county, Norway. The 13-kilometre (8.1 mi) long Gandsfjorden is an arm off of the large Boknafjorden. It runs between the mainland and the Stavanger Peninsula, along the shores of the cities of Stavanger and Sandnes, the third largest urban area in Norway. The entire west side of Gandsfjorden is highly developed and urban. The east side of the fjord has many mountains and peaks. In the outer parts of the fjord there are several islands including Uskjo, Hundvåg, Vassøy, and the Øyane islands of Stavanger.[1]

Gandsfjorden
Gandafjorden / Gansfjorden
Gandsfjorden.jpg
View of the fjord, seen from Sandnes
Gandsfjorden is located in Rogaland
Gandsfjorden
Gandsfjorden
Location in Rogaland county
LocationRogaland county, Norway
Coordinates58°53′25″N 5°45′47″E / 58.8902°N 5.7630°E / 58.8902; 5.7630Coordinates: 58°53′25″N 5°45′47″E / 58.8902°N 5.7630°E / 58.8902; 5.7630
Primary outflowsBoknafjorden
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length13 kilometres (8.1 mi)
SettlementsStavanger, Sandnes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Gandsfjorden" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2016-03-31.