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Nærøyfjord
Norway

Since 2005, the Nærøyfjord has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has also been rated by the National Geographic Society as the world's number one natural heritage site along with the Geirangerfjord.

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Uploaded: 25/05/2012
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Tags: fjord; unesco; mountain; snow
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