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.
Κοντά στο Κάνγκααμιουτ βρίσκεται το όμορφο Έβιγκεντ φιόρδ που έχει μήκος 100 χλμ. και οφείλει το όνομά του στο γεγονός ότι έχετε την αίσθηση ότι φτάσατε στο τέλος του ενώ συνεχίζετε ... Το τοπίο αλλάζει μεταξύ κάθετων βράχων και μιας μακράς σειράς παγετώνων.
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.
Ilulissat is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 200 km north of the Arctic Circle. The glacier and fjord Ilulissat have been declared since 2004 as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
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.
Nanortalik, which means "Place of Polar Bears", is a town in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland. It is the southern-most town in Greenland. Nanortalik is located on a small island on the shores of the Labrador Sea and is most well known for its towering mountain peaks. The mountains in the region can easily be compared with the toughest routes in the Alps, and challenging ascents should only be attempted by experienced climbers.
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.
Kangerlussuaq or Sondrestrom is a settlement in western Greenland, located at the head of the fjord of the same name. The Kangerlussuaq area is home to Greenland's most diverse terrestrial fauna.
Sisimiut is a town in central-western Greenland, located on the coast of Davis Strait, north of Nuuk. Located in a historical building near the harbor, Sisimiut Museum specializes in Greenlandic trade, industry and shipping, with artifacts based on ten years of archaeological research and excavations of the ancient Saqqaq culture settlements near the town, offering an insight into the culture of the region of 4,000 years ago.
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.
Uunartoq Qeqertaq, Greenlandic for "The Warming Island", is an island that was only acknowledged as such in September 2005, by an American explorer Dennis Schmitt, off the east central coast of Greenland, 550 km (340 mi) north of the Arctic Circle. Members of the scientific community believe that this newly discovered island is a direct result of global warming. The island has three large peninsulas, and thus resembles the letter W.
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