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worldwidewandering PRO 9:25pm, 30 September 2006

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Capital: Godthab
Languages: Danish, Greenlandic, Inuit dialects
Ethnic Groups: Greenlander (Inuit and native born whites) 86%, Danish 14%
Religions: Lutheran
Monetary Unit: Danish Krone (DKK 208)


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Greenland (Greenlandic: Kalaallit Nunaat, meaning "Land of the Kalaallit (Greenlanders)"; Danish: Grønland, meaning "Greenland") is a self-governed Danish territory. Though geographically and ethnically an Arctic island nation associated with the continent of North America, politically and historically Greenland is closely tied to Europe...more
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worldwidewandering PRO 8 years ago

from sound mind

Theo and Jens climb a dangerous iceberg to scan the horizon for seals...

Theo is from Nunavut and Jens is Greenlandic, but both share the same culture and language, and hunting skill.
_Zinni_ PRO Posted 8 years ago. Edited by _Zinni_ (member) 8 years ago
Iceberg, near Nuuk, Greenland

Iceberg, near Nuuk, Greenland
_Zinni_ PRO Posted 8 years ago. Edited by _Zinni_ (member) 8 years ago
Bay near Nuuk, Greenland

Bay near Nuuk, Greenland
_Zinni_ PRO Posted 8 years ago. Edited by _Zinni_ (member) 8 years ago
Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland.

Nuuk, Greenland
_Zinni_ PRO Posted 8 years ago. Edited by _Zinni_ (member) 8 years ago
Kangeq og Håbets Ø (goasttown)

Kangeq og Håbets Ø (goasttown), Greenland

Kangeq, a small settlement, which was abandoned in the 60's.
_Zinni_ PRO Posted 8 years ago. Edited by _Zinni_ (member) 8 years ago
Greenland by air

Greenland by air
_Zinni_ PRO Posted 8 years ago. Edited by _Zinni_ (member) 8 years ago
Humpback whale, near Nuuk

Humpback whale, near Nuuk, Greenland
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Nuuk

Nuuk, Greenland

Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Kangeq og Håbets Ø (goasttown)

Kangeq og Håbets Ø (goasttown), Greenland

Kangeq, a small settlement, which was abandoned in the 60's.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Harbour, Nuuk

Harbour, Nuuk, Greenland
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Mountain, near Nuuk

Mountain, near Nuuk, Greenland

Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Iceberg, near Narsarsuaq

Iceberg, near Narsarsuaq, Greenland

Narsarsuaq means 'the great plain' and is the junction for air trafic in and out South Greenland.

This photo was taken on a ship (Narsarsuaq to Narsaq).
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Iceberg, near Nuuk

Iceberg, near Nuuk, Greenland
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Nuuk

Nuuk , Greenland
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Glacier by air

Glacier by air, Greenland

Taken on flight Air Greenland Nuuk-Kangerlussuaq, shortly bevor landing.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Near Nuuk

Near Nuuk, Greenland
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Mountains, near Nuuk

Mountains, near Nuuk, Greenland
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Airport Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

Airport Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

Kangerlussuaq is a settlement in west Greenland at the head of a fjord of the same name. Kangerlussuaq is the Greenlandic word for 'Big Fjord' and is sometimes known by its Danish name of Søndre Strømfjord.
Claude@Munich PRO 8 years ago
All pics are from the east side of Greenland near Tasiilaq (Ammassalik) .

Greenland

Comet?

Up to the Sky

Greenland Reflection

Greenland Iceberg

Greenland Iceberg

R.I.P.

Greenland - Ammassalik

Greenland - Kalaallit Nunaat
*Erla* PRO 8 years ago
Greenland #4

Greenland #2

Greenland #1

Greenland #3
RoBeRtO!!! PRO 8 years ago
Early November: North Greenland
Roadkid 8 years ago
Greenland

Taken on a flight over Greenland.
farflungphotos PRO 8 years ago
Scorsebysund Fjord, East Greenland
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farflungphotos PRO 8 years ago
Ittoqqortoomiit Community, East Greenland
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farflungphotos PRO 8 years ago
North Fjord, East Greenland
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farflungphotos PRO 8 years ago
Last one (more in my 'Arctic' set)
Greenland sled dogs fighting, Ittoqqortoomiit Community, East Greenland.
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worldwidewandering PRO 8 years ago
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FOREVER CARDON 8 years ago
GREENLAND LANDSCAPE
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worldwidewandering PRO 8 years ago

from nick_russill

Inuit girl, Kulusuk
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Nuuk

Nuuk, Greenland

Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland.

Nuuk, Greenland
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Glacier by air

Glacier by air, Greenland

Taken on flight Air Greenland Nuuk-Kangerlussuaq, shortly bevor landing.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Humpback whale, near Nuuk

Humpback whale, near Nuuk, Greenland
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Humpback whale, near Nuuk

Humpback whale, near Nuuk, Greenland
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worldwidewandering PRO 8 years ago

from Rita Willaert

Danmark O, Fohn Fjord, Renodde.70°N/26°W
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Icecap, edge of the The Russel's Glacier, near Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

Icecap, edge of the The Russel's Glacier, near Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Icecap, edge of the The Russel's Glacier, near Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

Icecap, edge of the The Russel's Glacier, near Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Iceberg, near Ilulissat

Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Icebergs, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Icebergs, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Icefjord, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Icefjord, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Rodebay / Oqaatsut (small settlement), near Ilulissat, Greenland

Rodebay / Oqaatsut (small settlement), near Ilulissat, Greenland

The small fishermens and hunters settlement Oqaatsut / Rodebay has a long, traditional history. The village was founded by Dutch whalers who came here during the summer seasons.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Harbour, Ilulissat

Harbour, Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Icefjord, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Icefjord, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Dried Fish, Rodebay / Oqaatsut (small settlement)

Dried Fish, Rodebay / Oqaatsut (small settlement)

Rodebay / Oqaatsut is a small settlement near Ilulissat, Greenland.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Icecap, near Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

Icecap, near Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

Kangerlussuaq is a settlement in west Greenland. This icecap is a edge of the Russel's Glacier.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Midnight Sun, Ilulissat, Greenland

Midnight Sun, Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Lake, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Lake, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Icefjord, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Icefjord, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Greenland by Air

Greenland by Air

Taken on flight SAS Kangerlussuaq-Copenhagen
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Icefjord, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Icefjord, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Icefjord, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Icefjord, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
Marie-Ange Ostré 8 years ago
Savissivik, Groenland - Savissivik, Greenland

Sun rising on icebergs at 7:00 am in September in the North of Greenland, around Savissivik. Inuit people are leaving for hunting.

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Lorsque le jour se lève sur les icebergs dans le Nord du Groenland, dans la région du village de Savissivik (en septembre). Un chasseur Inuit part en campagne.
Marie-Ange Ostré 8 years ago
Sunset in Greenland, Nuuk

Coucher de soleil dans le fjord de Gothsfjord, dans la région de Nuuk, au Groenland.

Sunset in Gothsfjord, Nuuk's area, Greenland.
_Zinni_ PRO 8 years ago
Icefjord, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Icefjord, near Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
Captain Smurf PRO 8 years ago
iceland0198

Killer Whales, with the East Coast of Greenland in the background, taken from the Royal Research Ship Charles Darwin.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
MS FRAM, Evighedsfjord (Eternity Fjord), Disco Bay, Greenland

MS FRAM, Evighedsfjord (Eternity Fjord), Disco Bay, Greenland

The long, meandering fjord is surrounded by some of the highest mountains in West Greenland.

The Norwegian passenger and freight line Hurtigruten operates a ship called MS Fram and was specially designed for cruising arctic waters.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Old church, Sisimiut, Greenland

Old church, Sisimiut, Greenland

Sisimiut is a town in southwestern Greenland.

The old church is the first national church in Greenland. On the 6th of January 1775 the church was consecrated.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Disco Bay, Greenland

Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Disco Bay, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq is a town in north-west Greenland and located on Uummannaq Island.

The town has a population of around 1,500.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Iceberg, near Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Iceberg, near Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq is a town in north-west Greenland and located on Uummannaq Island.

The town has a population of around 1,500.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq is a town in north-west Greenland and located on Uummannaq Island.

The town has a population of around 1,500.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Disco Bay, Greenland

Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Disco Bay, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Qeqertarsuaq (Disko Island), Greenland

Qeqertarsuaq (Disko Island), Greenland

Disko Island or Qeqertarsuaq is a large island in Baffin Bay.

The name Qeqertarsuaq means "The Large Island".
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Icebergs, near Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Icebergs, near Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq is a town in north-west Greenland and located on Uummannaq Island.

The town has a population of around 1,500.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Icebergs, near Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Icebergs, near Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq is a town in north-west Greenland and located on Uummannaq Island.

The town has a population of around 1,500.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Sisimiut, Disco Bay

Sisimiut, Disco Bay, Greenland

Sisimiut is a town in southwestern Greenland. With 5965 inhabitants it is the second largest town in Greenland and lies 75 km north of the Arctic Circle.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Sisimiut, Kitaa (West Greenland), Greenland

Sisimiut, Kitaa (West Greenland), Greenland

Sisimiut is a town in southwestern Greenland. With 5965 inhabitants it is the second largest town in Greenland and lies 75 km north of the Arctic Circle.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Evighedsfjord (Eternity Fjord), Disco Bay, Greenland

Evighedsfjord (Eternity Fjord), Disco Bay, Greenland

The long, meandering fjord is surrounded by some of the highest mountains in West Greenland.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Uummannaq island, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq island, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq island is located 600 kilometres north of the polar
circle.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Icebergs, near Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Icebergs, near Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq island is located 600 kilometres north of the polar
circle.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Icebergs, near Ilulissat, Disco Bay, Greenland

Icebergs, near Ilulissat, Disco Bay, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland


Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq is a town in north-west Greenland and located on Uummannaq Island.

The town has a population of around 1,500.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Evighedsfjord (Eternity Fjord), Disco Bay, Greenland

Evighedsfjord (Eternity Fjord), Disco Bay, Greenland

The long, meandering fjord is surrounded by some of the highest mountains in West Greenland.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Icebergs, near Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Icebergs, near Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq is a town in north-west Greenland and located on Uummannaq Island.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Icebergs, near Ilulissat, Disco Bay, Greenland

Icebergs, near Ilulissat, Disco Bay, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Disco Bay, Greenland

Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Disco Bay, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq, Disco Bay, Greenland

Uummannaq is a town in north-west Greenland and located on Uummannaq Island.

The town has a population of around 1,500.
_Zinni_ PRO 7 years ago
Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Disco Bay, Greenland

Iceberg, near Ilulissat, Disco Bay, Greenland

Ilulissat is located at 69°13′N, 51°06′W and about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In translation Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "The Icebergs".

"Ilulissat Icefjord" was added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 2004.
ScottMT 6 years ago
My favorite iceberg shot taken on a boat in April 2008 between Ilulissat and Rode Bay.

Massive iceberg by ScottMT
_Zinni_ PRO 6 years ago
Tasiilaq, Ammassalik Island

Tasiilaq, Ammassalik Island, Greenland

Tasiilaq is the most populous community in eastern Greenland and it's located on the Ammassalik island.
_Zinni_ PRO 6 years ago
A foggy Morning, Tasiilaq, East Greenland

A foggy Morning, Tasiilaq, East Greenland

Tasiilaq is the most populous community in eastern Greenland and it's located on the Ammassalik island.
_Zinni_ PRO 6 years ago
Near Kulusuk, East Greenland

Near Kulusuk, East Greenland

Kulusuk is a small settlement in eastern Greenland.
_Zinni_ PRO 6 years ago
Near Kulusuk, East Greenland

Near Kulusuk, East Greenland

Kulusuk is a small settlement in eastern Greenland.
_Zinni_ PRO 6 years ago
Iceberg, nearTasiilaq, East Greenland

Iceberg, nearTasiilaq, East Greenland

Tasiilaq is the most populous community in eastern Greenland and it's located on the Ammassalik island.
_Zinni_ PRO 6 years ago
A foggy morning, Tasiilaq, East Greenland

A foggy morning, Tasiilaq, East Greenland

Tasiilaq is the most populous community in eastern Greenland and it's located on the Ammassalik island.
_Zinni_ PRO 6 years ago
Tasiilaq, Ammassalik Island, East Greenland

Tasiilaq, Ammassalik Island, East Greenland

Tasiilaq is the most populous community in eastern Greenland and it's located on the Ammassalik island.
_Zinni_ PRO 6 years ago
Hotel Kulusuk, Kulusuk Island, East Greenland

Hotel Kulusuk, Kulusuk Island, East  Greenland

Kulusuk is a small settlement in eastern Greenland.
_Zinni_ PRO 6 years ago
Young Greenland Dog, Tasiilaq, East Greenland

Young Greenland Dog, Tasiilaq, East Greenland

The Greenland Dog is a large breed of husky-type dog kept as a sled dog.
g.norðoy 6 years ago
Vest Greenland
Sunset through an iceberg
g.norðoy 6 years ago
Sunset
g.norðoy 6 years ago
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Nanortalik
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