KåFJORDEN (Northern Sami : Njoammelgohppi) is a fjord in Alta
Norway . The 7-kilometre (4.3 mi)
long fjord branches off the main
Altafjorden . The village of Kåfjord
and Kåfjord Church both lie along the northern coast of the fjord.
European route E06
European route E06 highway follows the northern shoreline of the
fjord. A new bridge over the Kåfjorden to shorten the highway E6
route around the fjord is under construction and is expected to be
completed by in late 2013.
The fjord was the anchorage of the
German battleship Tirpitz
German battleship Tirpitz for much
of World War II, which was attacked by British midget submarines
Operation Source in 1943 and by aircraft during Operation
Operation Mascot , Operation Goodwood and Operation
Paravane in 1944.
List of Norwegian fjords
Store norske leksikon
Store norske leksikon . "Kåfjorden i Alta" (in Norwegian).
* ^ "E6 Møllnes-Kvenvik (Parsell 6, Alta vest)" (in Norwegian).
Statens Vegvesen. Retrieved 2013-01-16.
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