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the Lofoten Islands in Norway
February 6, 2014

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Norway's 63,000-mile coastline boasts otherworldly fjords, bays, and islands. Here, the towering peaks of Norway’s Lofoten Islands make Kirkefjorden seem a world unto itself. See more pictures from the November 2013 feature story “Follow the Water.”
Photograph by Orsolya Haarberg

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