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Norway Plans World’s First Underwater Floating Tunnel


One such pressing need is leading Norway to build an engineering marvel: the world’s first underwater floating tunnel. According to reports, western Norway comprises almost 1,200 fjords, which are long, narrow, deep inlets of the sea between high cliffs formed by submergence of a glaciated valley.


Business Insider recently reported that the drive from Kristiansand to Trondheim in Norway takes about 21 hours and one has to take as many as seven ferry crossings to continue on the journey. Such a tunnel will make travelling easier and will cut down travel time by at least half. The cost of the proposed tunnel, if completed in time, has been estimated at $25 billion. Necessity is the mother of invention

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