9 Geological Formations in Norway that you should visit - With photos & details

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9 Geological Formations to explore in Norway

The country has the fourth-highest per capita income in the world. It has the world's largest sovereign wealth fund, with a value of US$1 trillion. Norway has had the highest Human Development Index ranking in the world since 2009, a position also held previously between 2001 and 2006.

ÅkrafjordenÅkrafjorden, Etne, Norway

Åkrafjorden is a fjord in Vestland county that flows from the southern part of the Folgefonna National Park, draining the huge Folgefonna glacier.

BøyabreenBøyabreen, Sogndal Municipality, Norway

Bøyabreen is an arm of the great Jostedalsbreen glacier. It is located inside Jostedalsbreen National Park.

BuarbreenBuarbreen, Ullensvang, Norway

Buarbreen or Buerbreen is a glacier in Ullensvang Municipality in Vestland county. It popular among the best hiking areas in Norway.

Gardnos craterGardnos crater, Nes Municipality, Norway

Gardnos crater is 5 kilometers in diameter and was created when a meteorite with an estimated diameter of 200 to 300 meters struck 500 million years ago.

HardangerfjordHardangerfjord, Norway

The Hardangerfjord is the fourth longest fjord in the world and the second-longest fjord in Norway. The fjord stretches 179 kilometers from the Atlantic Ocean into the mountainous interior of Norway along the Hardangervidda plateau.

HardangerjøkulenEidfjord Municipality, Norway

Hardangerjøkulen is the 6th largest glacier in Norway, located far east in Hordaland Fylke. he glacier covers 73 sq. Km and provides magnificient views over the surrounding landscape.

KjenndalsbreenKjenndalsbreen, Stryn Municipality, Norway

Kjenndalsbreen is a glacier in the municipality of Stryn in Vestland, Norway. The 19-square-kilometer glacier is a side branch of the Jostedalsbreen glacier and is included in the Jostedalsbreen National Park.

NigardsbreenNigardsbreen, Luster Municipality, Norway

Nigardsbreen is a glacier arm of the large Jostedalsbreen glacier. Nigardsbreen lies about 30 kilometers north of the village of Gaupne in the Jostedalen valley in Luster Municipality in Vestland county, Norway.

SørfjordenSørfjorden, Ullensvang, Norway

Sørfjorden is a 38-kilometer long fjord located in Ullensvang Municipality in Vestland county. It is one of the innermost branches and the longest arm of the main Hardangerfjorden fjord.