Aappilattoq is a village in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland. The name means "sea anemone" in the Greenlandic language. The settlement had 132 inhabitants in 2010. The area of Aappilattoq has been inhabited since the 19th century, but the present-day village was founded in 1922. The main occupations and sources of income are hunting and fishing.
Akpatok Island, North
Akpatok Island is one of the uninhabited Canadian Arctic islands in Nunavut, Canada. Akpatok was named after the Akpat, the Thick-billed Murre, which live by the thousands at the north and south ends where the sedimentary layers of the limestone cliffs have allowed tiny ledges to form on which the birds lay their eggs. In addition to the Thick-billed Murre, notable species include polar bears, seals and walrus.
Cape Dorset, Nunavut
Cape Dorset (Inuktitut) is an Inuit hamlet located on Dorset Island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. The Inuktitut name of the village means "high mountains". Since the 1950s, Cape Dorset, which is also known as the "Capital of Inuit Art" has been a centre for drawing, printmaking, and carving. Even today, printmaking and carving are the community's main economic activities. Cape Dorset has been hailed as the most artistic community in Canada. There are also provided tours like dogsledding, camping and hiking to parks.
Hvalsey ("Whale Island") is located near Qaqortoq, Greenland and is the site of Greenland's largest, best-preserved Norse ruins in the area. There is a church there called Hvalsey Fjord Church. It serves the entire fjord and all of Kambstad Fjord as well, which is beside it.
Qaqortoq is a town in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland. It is the most populous town in southern Greenland and the fourth-largest town on the island. Tourism is a significant contributor to the economy of the town. The Great Greenland Fur-house is a popular tourist attraction. Tourists are offered year-round activities such as kayaking, hiking, whale-watching, cross-country skiing, and boating.
Lady Franklin Island, Canada
Lady Franklin Island is an uninhabited island in Nunavut, Canada. Several endangered animals inhabit there, like bears and walruses.
Monumental Island, Canada
The Monumental Island is one of the many uninhabited Canadian Arctic Islands in the region Qikiqtaaluk,Nunavut. Due to the graciers, which are characteristic of the area, they offer the visitor an experience of unique beauty. The island is a favorite sea mammals resting places. It is a place where polar bears live and every day looking for their food in glaciers and in the nearby islands.
Coats Island, Nunavut
Coats Island is a small uninhabited island located in Hudson Bay, in the territory of Nunavut, Canada.The island is named after George Coats, a British fur trader who explored the area in the late 19th century.
The island is home to a variety of wildlife, including polar bears, arctic foxes, and various bird species. It is also an important breeding ground for several species of marine mammals, such as walruses and ringed seals.
Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland. It is the seat of government, as well as the country's largest cultural and economic center. The Nuuk Tourist Office was built in 1992 to house the headquarters of the new National Tourist Board of Greenland. It was built not only to provide information to tourists but as an attraction, with a fake Christmas tree and an extremely large postal box.
Reykjavik is a perfect town, with plenty of room, clean air, vibrant culture and beautiful environment. The southernmost capital of the world has it all. To enrich your knowledge of the Norwegian and Icelandic culture, visit the National Museum and the wooden buildings of the old city of Reykjavik. Afterwards leave the city behind and drive across landscapes of fire, ice and geysers to indulge in spas, that steam gushes.Don't miss such an ethereal experience.
Here you can get a feel of what an Arctic ghost town is like, as you’ll visit the abandoned Skoldungen settlement, where inhabitants were forced to move to larger, more accessible towns in 1961. The narrow part of Skoldungen fjord, in Greenland, is a great place to explore by Zodiac and kayak, allowing you to glide past icebergs and take some great photographs.
Iqaluit is the largest city and territorial capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut. The Nunavut Legislative Assembly Building is remarkable for its colourful interior, adorned with some of the very best in Inuit art. Another distinctive building was St. Jude's Anglican Cathedral which was a white building shaped like an igloo and the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum, which houses a large collection of Inuit and Arctic objects.
Churchill, Manitobam, Canada
Churchill is a town located on the western shore of Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba, Canada. It is known for its polar bear population and for being one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights.
It is a popular tourist destination for those interested in wildlife and nature, as the area is home to many species of Arctic animals such as beluga whales, arctic foxes, and caribou.
Churchill also has a rich history, having been an important trading post and transportation hub for the fur trade in the past.