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From Norwegian fjord, from Old Norse fjǫrðr. Cognate to firth, ford.
Norwegian from Old Norse fjördhr per-2 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Scoresby Fjord has a length of about 180 m.
It lies in a pleasant valley on the Hadersleben fjord, which is about 9 m.
The coast is indented by numerous deep bays and fjords; the Ise Fjord in the north, with its branches the Roskilde Fjord on the east and the Lamme Fjord on the west, penetrates inland for about 25 m.
It lies on the south side of the Bukken Fjord, and has a picturesque harbour well sheltered by islands.
Ancient schists occur on the east coast south of Angmagssalik, and basalts and schists are found in Scoresby Fjord.
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