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 Greenland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Greenland (Greenlandic: Kalaallit Nunaat, "The Land of the Greenlanders (Kalaallit)"; Danish: Grønland) is a self-governed Danish territory.
The Atlantic Ocean and Iceland lie to Greenland's southeast; the Greenland Sea to the east; the Arctic Ocean to the north; Baffin Bay and Canada to the west.
Greenland was one of the Norwegian Crown colonies until 1815, when it formally became a Danish colony, although Norway and Denmark had been in a personal union for centuries.
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 Greenland Information Center - greenland shark
Greenland is the world's largest island, and is the largest dependent territory by area electronic greenland visa application in the world.
Greenland was one of the Norwegian Crown colonies until 1815, when it formally became a Danish colony, although Norway and Denmark had been in greenland 2 land masses a personal union for centuries (see Denmark-Norway).
All thule greenland towns and settlements of Greenland are situated along the ice-free coast, with the population being concentrated along the Western coast.
www.scipeeps.com /Sci-Official_Languages_D_-_G/Greenland.html   (1428 words)

 Greenland (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Greenland was one of the Norwegian Crown colonies until 1814, when it formally became a Danish colony, although Norway and Denmark had been in a personal union for centuries (see Denmark-Norway).
These remote communities thrived and lived off farming, hunting and trading with the motherland, and when the Scandinavian monarchs converted their domains to Christianity, a bishop was installed in Greenland as well.
Of the 18 municipalities, 15 are in West Greenland (Aasiaat, Ilulissat, Kangaatsiaq, Qasigiannguit, Qeqertarsuaq, Upernavik, Uummannaq in the northern part, Maniitsoq, Nuuk, Paamiut, Sisimiut in the central part, and Ivittuut, Nanortalik, Narsaq, Qaqortoq in the southern part), 2 in East Greenland (Ammassalik, Ittoqqortoormiit) and 1 in North Greenland (Qaanaaq).
www.brainyencyclopedia.com.cob-web.org:8888 /encyclopedia/g/gr/greenland.html   (1657 words)

 John Greenland
Greenland cites Stravinsky and Prokofiev as influences, and you can hear that kinship in the Lydian modes and whole-tone scales of Instinct and Evidence, and in the Slavic melodies of Great White Hunter.
Greenland mixes his sounds...to achieve the same specificity for which a painter mixes his colors, and the sensibility that underlies Soft Robot is that of a painter, not a technician.
Greenland knows what his synths and samplers are about and how to make them work together.
www.eastern.edu /academic/trad_undg/sas/depts/music/JohnGreenland.html   (769 words)

 Greenland Enters the Modern Age
Greenland was in a precarious position, cutoff from its mother country and sole trading partner by an Allied blockade and an Axis occupation.
The United States Coast Guard’s Greenland Patrol was formed under the command of Edward H. "Iceberg" Smith in June, 1941 to defend Greenland, to support the Army in establishing bases for use in ferrying aircraft to the British Isles and to prevent the Germans from conducting operations in northeast Greenland.
Greenland was made an integral part of the Kingdom of Denmark and allocated two elected representatives in the lower house of the Danish parliament in 1953.
worldatwar.net /nations/greenland/narrative.html   (2336 words)

 Greenland 2
In 1953 Greenland ceased to be a colony and became an integral part of the Danish kingdom.
Thus, Greenland is in the strategic center of conceivable Arctic warfare.
Greenland, therefore, is more than an island of ice, it plays a necessary part in the world’s existence.
www.allscandinavia.com /greenland2.htm   (691 words)

 Greenland Summit Ice Cores Bibliography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Tropospheric hydrogen and carbon oxides in Antarctica and Greenland.
Ash layers from Iceland in the Greenland GRIP ice core correlated with oceanic and land sediments.
Greenland ice history of the pollution of the atmosphere of the northern hemisphere for lead during the last three millennia.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov /paleo/icecore/greenland/summit/document/biblio.htm   (5944 words)

Greenland’s southernmost point, Cape Farewell, is situated 2,670 km to the south of Cape Morris Jesup.
Greenlandic is closely related to the languages spoken by the Inuit in Canada, USA and Siberia.
Greenlandic is the language used in schools and dominates in most towns and settlements.
www.um.dk /Publikationer/UM/English/FactsheetDenmark/Greenland/html/chapter01.htm   (2427 words)

 Travel Photos, Bali, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Greece, Turkey, Sailing Guide and Photos, Newfoundland, Labrador and ...
Greenland is a challenging destination for the regular tourist.
Based on my experience visiting several communities by boat I would have to recommend Uummannaq for it's beauty and location, and Ilulissat for it's proximity to the spectacular ice fiord.
The Greenland section is written by Willy Ker whom I have met cruising in both Labrador and Greenland.
www.wright-photo.com /GreenlandMap.htm   (1480 words)

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It was at Ilulissat, Greenland, in August that a workshop was organized cooperatively by the USGS and the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) to address the opportunities, uncertainties and methodological issues surrounding the mission.
Greenland was granted home rule in 1979 by the Danish parliament.
The summer wells drilled offshore West Greenland do not have to face the rigors of sea ice, which is a very different issue from icebergs, according to Cooper.
www.aapg.org /explorer/2004/11nov/greenland.cfm   (1186 words)

 Greenland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Greenland was home to a number of Paleo-Eskimo cultures in prehistory, the latest of which (the Early Dorset culture) disappeared around the year 200 AD.
Greenland was one of the Norwegian Crown colonies from the eleventh century until 1814.
Greenland has a population of 56,361, of whom 87% are Greenlandic, a mixture of Inuit and European races.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Greenland   (2370 words)

 Sailing in Greenland
Ammassalik, on the east coast of Greenland, 350 miles north of Cape Farewell, and our goal for the trip to Greenland, was still closed by pack ice when the three of us--Phyllis and I were joined by Ted, a friend who we met in Greenland in 2000 where he was hiking--were ready to leave Iceland.
This window necessitated leaving Greenland in a full gale, but we were rewarded by fair winds most of the way, arriving on the Labrador coast in just over three days.
This year our exploration of the east Greenland coast was aided by a significant increase in water temperature and accompanying decrease in glacier ice from what we experienced in 2000 and 1997.
www.morganscloud.com /voyage_accounts/greenland.htm   (977 words)

 greece - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
During years of Nazi occupation thousands of Greeks died in direct combat, in concentration camps or of starvation.
The occupiers murdered the greater part of the Jewish community despite efforts by the Greek Orthodox Church and many Christian Greeks to shelter Jews.The economy languished in tatters.
About 65% have come from Albania, and large-scale Albanian migration to Greece since the fall of Communism in Albania has become a source of conflict in Greece because the Greek-Albanian borders opened without any preparations from the Greek government in terms of immigrant facilities.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/Greece   (2627 words)

 MapZones.com : Greenland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Greenland, also Kalaallit Nunaat,island, internally self-governing part of Denmark, situated between the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans.
Greenland lies mostly north of the Arctic Circle and is separated from the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, on the west, primarily by the Davis Strait and Baffin Bay, and from Iceland, on the east, by the Strait of Denmark.
The maximum distance from east to west is about 1,290 km.The length of Greenland's coast, which is deeply indented with fiords, is around at 5,800 km.The total area of Greenland is around 2,175,600 sq km (840,000 sq mi), of which about 84 per cent, or some 1,834,000 sq km, is ice cap.
www.mapzones.com /world/europe/greenland/index.php   (166 words)

 Pituffik & Thule Air Base, Greenland - ExploreNorth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
History: Pituffik was the northernmost hunting village of Greenland's Inuit until the United States was given permission to build the Thule Air Base in 1951.
By 1953 all residents of Pituffik and nearby Dundas had been forced to move (most by dog-sled) 80 miles north to the new town of Qaanaaq, commonly known at the time as "New Thule".
Larry Rodrigues was with the 1983rd Communications Squadron (AFCS) at Thule from July 1967 to June 1968, and has posted an excellent photojournal of the experience.
www.explorenorth.com /library/communities/greenland/thuleindex.html   (326 words)

 Seismic Investigation of the Greenland Margin (SIGMA)
The purpose of the SIGMA survey was to provide critical missing information on (1) the thickness, velocity structure, and composition of the Tertiary igneous crust; (2) variations in these properties both across the margin and along the margin at increasing distance from the Iceland plume track; and (3) the detailed structure of the continent-ocean boundary.
SIGMA consists of four transacts that systematically sample the structure of the SE Greenland margin and the continent-ocean transition at increasing distance from the Iceland hotspot track.
The SIGMA cruise comprised a seismic survey of the Southeast Greenland rifted margin along four transects, one along the Greenland-Iceland Ridge and three at successively greater distances from the presumed track of the Iceland hotspot.
woodshole.er.usgs.gov /operations/obs/greenland96.html   (1054 words)

 Audubon Nature Odysseys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This afternoon you arrive at Disko Bay, an icebergcrowded expanse north of the Arctic Circle that is perhaps the best-known whale-watching area in Greenland.
Illulissat (Jakobshavn), Greenland Illulissat ("The Icebergs") was founded by a missionary in 1741, but the history of the area dates back 4,000 years to the Saqqaq and Dorset cultures, whose remains, along with Norse artifacts, have been uncovered by archaeologists.
Uummannaq, Greenland The colorful town of Uummannaq is located in a beautiful setting at the foot of a heart-shaped mountain.
www.audubon.org /market/no/trips/greenland   (813 words)

 Communications in Greenland: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Communications in Greenland: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)
In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch or clock is usually 10:10.
Post a link to definition / meaning of " Communications in Greenland " on your site.
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 World Facts - Greenland General Informations
Vikings reached the island in the 10th century from Iceland; Danish colonization began in the 18th century and Greenland was made an integral part of Denmark in 1953.
It joined the European Community (now the European Union) with Denmark in 1973 but withdrew in 1985 over a dispute over stringent fishing quotas.
Greenland was granted self-government in 1979 by the Danish parliament.
www.cheapest-airtickets.com /world_facts/Greenland/index.html   (107 words)

 Greenland 1910-1953
Greenland’s local administrative councils meet in Godhavn and vote to assume powers the Danish Government can no longer exercise - the councilors reaffirm their allegiance to King Christian X and request United States protection
Greenland Sledge Patrol reports landing at entrance to Franz Joseph Fjord - U.S.C.G.C. Northland stops and boards trawler Buskoe which is flying Norwegian flag - crew admits dropping off German landing party and radio- transmitter - 12 man landing party from Northland captures 3 Germans and their codebook - prisoners returned to Boston for internment
Greenland Sledge Patrol encounters German landing party of the "Sachsen".
worldatwar.net /timeline/greenland   (4252 words)

 The Avalon Project : Defense of Greenland: Agreement Between the United States and the Kingdom of Denmark, April 27, ...
In connection with activities for the defense of Greenland and the rest of the North Atlantic Treaty area, the defense areas will, so far as practicable, be made available to vessels and aircraft belonging to other Governments parties to the North Atlantic Treaty and to the armed forces of such Governments.
Article X. Upon the coming into force of a NATO agreement to which the two Governments are parties pertaining to the subjects involved in Articles VII, VIII and IX of this Agreement, the provisions of the said articles will be superseded by the terms of such agreement to the extent that they are incompatible therewith.
Upon the coming into force of this Agreement, the Agreement Relating to the Defense of Greenland between the two Governments signed in Washington on April 9, 1941(2) shall cease to be in force.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/diplomacy/denmark/den001.htm   (1362 words)

The NATO Satellite System consists of an active communications satellite, 27 satellite ground terminals (SGT), 2 control centers, and the NATO school segment at Latina, Italy (see table 2-9).
To communicate with NATO SGTs, Navy ships serving NATO support roles must shift to the NATO satellite and join the NATO spread spectrum network.
The NATO IV-A SHF footprint includes Eastern Canada, the Atlantic, parts of North Africa, Europe, and Southeastern Greenland (approximately 80 o west to 60 o east, 25 o south to 75 o north).
www.globalsecurity.org /space/systems/nato_4.htm   (287 words)

 Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The nomoi are divided into 147 eparchies (singular eparchia) which are divided into 1 033 133 urban municipalities (demoi) and 900 rural communities (koinotetes).
About 65% have come from Albania and large-scale Albanian migration to Greece the fall of Communism in Albania has a source of conflict in Greece.
The suffer from discrimination and exploitation in Greece are widely described as trouble-makers and criminals their enormous contribution to the Greek economy.
www.freeglossary.com /Greece   (1748 words)

 Greenland Covers & Postal History. Greenlandic philatelic literature.
Svendborg (dark red handstamp) on Greenland Arctic Supply mission (clear blue cachet) to Ohio, upper right front edge and a good deal of the back is lightly toned, never selaed.
Nanok S (violet handstamp) on Greenland Arctic Supply mission (clear rusty red cachet) to Ohio, mnor short-edge crinkling furthest from stamps hard to detect except from back, never sealed.
Two covers from the Army peregrine falcon survey of 1985: one bearing a 3.70 Greenland stamp and signed by numerous expedition members; the other a flight cover from Scotia NY to Sondre Stromfjord, Greenland, again signed multiple times.
www.judnick.com /LotsOfCovers/Greenland.htm   (3492 words)

Keep track of the time and different ways you spend communicating, such as talking person-to-person, listening to your teachers or the radio, watching television, reading books, and other print media, and communicating online.
For each type of communication discuss with your counselor an instance when that method might not be appropriate or effective.
Choose one career in which you are interested and discuss with your counselor the major responsibilities of that position and the qualifications, education, and preparation it requires.
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 information about Greenland, complete guide for Greenland,
Note: The arctic weather conditions in Greenland may cause delays and interruptions in transport services or changes to planned itineraries.
Visitors are advised to leave enough time for possible disruptions to flights and check with their airline or tour operator before flying.
AIR: The national airline is Air Greenland (www.airgreenland.gl).
destinia.com /guide/the-world/europe/greenland/1-30004-30096/8/en   (216 words)

 Communications in Greenland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There is by law, only 1 (one) service provider for tele communications and Internet in Greenland.
This is one example of monopoly that is common in Greenland.
There is also an umbrella organization in Greenland, known as the STTK, that operates local radio and TV stations throughout Greenland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communications_in_Greenland   (215 words)

 University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Scarlet's Web - 08/23/01
Norton, who has been dean since 1990, also is president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications and is a trustee of The Freedom Forum.
Farleigh is the key person responsible for the Snow and Ice Research Polar Ice Coring Office satellite and radio communications in Greenland and annually assists in setting up field research camps.
Last year he assisted in the installation of a wind generator system on the Greenland icecap and was the primary designer of the electrical power systems for the winter-over-Greenland atmospheric research station at Summit, Greenland.
www.unl.edu /scarlet/v11n19/v11n19record.html   (1062 words)

 CD Baby: JOHN GREENLAND: Wire We Here?
John Greenland, painter, composer, sound designer and producer, is owner of Greenland Sounds, a sound design and music production company in Pennsylvania through which he creates custom sounds and music for film and industry.
Within the first few moments of Instinct, you can hear sounds he derived from a broken light bulb, shaking a jar of heavy cream, and from
Greenland cites Stravinsky and Prokofiev as influences, and you can
cdbaby.com /greenland   (1189 words)

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