Trollfjord (Norway)

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Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia


68.36440 N, 14.93317 E

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Trollfjord (or Trollfjorden) is a 2 km (1,24 ml) long sidearm of Raftsund, as of 2016 being claimed to lie within one of the two of the traditional districts of Norway, Lofoten and Vesteralen

  • Administratively, Trollfjord is located in the municipality of Vagan, which is a municipality situated in Lofoten. With its steep-sided mountains and narrow entrance, Trollfjord cuts westwards from Raftsundet strait. Austvagoya lies to the East of the fjord. The name is derived from a figure from Norse mythology, troll.
  • The mouth of Trollfjord where it joins Raftsund is just 100 m wide. The fjord widens to maximum width of 800 m. The mountains that surround Trollfjord are between 600-1100 m high. It's surrounded by Trolltindan (1084 m) in the south and Blafjell (998 m) and hohe Litlkorsnestinden (980 m) in the north. At its deepest point Trollfjord is 72 m.
  • The routes of Hurtigruten between Kirkenes and Bergen, detour into Trollfjorden. It's also popular with other ferries.
  • There was a waterfall until 1960 at the end of Trollfjord, currently redirected to produce hydroelectricity.
  • Trollfjordslaget (The Battle of Trollfjord) was fought between the first steam-driven fishing ships and teams of open-boat fishermen over fjord's access in 1890. In 1921 Johan Bojer described the battle in the novel Den siste Viking (The last of the Vikings).
  • Trollfjordslaget, a painting by Gunnar Berg (1863-1893), depicts The Battle at Trollfjord. It is located in the Art Galleri Gunnar Berg in Svolvaer.

Highlights: Lofoten Islands, Spectacular fjord

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Day Ships in port
27 May, 2017
MS Nordstjernen(arriving at 27 May - departing at 27 May)