The Bridge on the Fjord

The Bridge on the Fjord

Lysefjordbrua: the bridge over Lysefjorden, Norway.

Lysefjordbrua, the Lysefjord Bridge, is the suspension bridge over the the Lysefjord in Rogaland, Norway. The construction of the bridge began in 1995 and finished in 1997. It has a total lenght of 639 meters. The supporting towers are 102 meters tall.

Lysefjorden, the Light Fjord, is a fjord located in Rogaland, south-western Norway. The name means light fjord, and is said to be derives from the lightly coloured granite rocks along its sides.
The fjord was carved by the action of ice in the ice ages and was flooded by the sea when the glaciers retreated. It measures 42 km with rocky cliffs falling nearly vertically over 1000 m into the ocean.


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