National Geographic : 1954 Aug
© National Geographic Society 170 Blue Fingers of the Sea Bring Ocean Shipping Deep into Stavanger's Heart Norway's fourth city, a major port, shelters Stavangerfjord. The Norwegian-America Line vessel honors the city's name; there isnosuch fjord. + Alexander L. Kielland, 19th-century Norwegian author, wrote of Stavanger's shipping and shipowners. Nowhis statue stands inthechief market place; the King, Haakon VII, uses the near-by Kielland family estate during royal visits to the city.