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  • Apart from the fjords and lakes the chief beauties of the Alps are glaciers and waterfalls.
  • The presence of the sea in these fjords is an accident.
  • - The coasts of Greenland are for the most part deeply indented with fjords, being intensely glaciated.
  • Or more, and descends gradually by extremely gentle slopes towards the coasts or the bottom of the fjords on all sides, discharging a great part of its yearly drainage or surplus of precipitation in the form of icebergs in the fjords, the so-called ice-fjords, which are numerous both on the west and on the east coast.
  • Hitherto marine conditions were confined to the littoral; in Middle Miocene times (Helvetian) the sea broke in and spread in a south-east direction in the form of long ramified fjords but did not extend as far as the Sahara.
 

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