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  Facts about topic: (Military of Greenland)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Greenland Homerule does not have control of Greenland (The largest island in the world; between the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans; a self-governing province of Denmark) 's military or foreign affairs.
The defense of Greenland (The largest island in the world; between the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans; a self-governing province of Denmark) is therefore the responsibility of Denmark (A constitutional monarchy in northern Europe; consists of the mainland of Jutland and many islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea).
Greenland also has a coastguard (A military service responsible for the safety of maritime traffic in coastal waters) that inspects the Greenlandic coast and carries out search and rescue operations.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mi/military_of_greenland.htm   (154 words)

  
 Articles - Greenland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
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 is the world's largest island, and is the largest dependent territory by area in the world.
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, Illoqqortoormiut) and 1 in North Greenland (Qaanaaq).
www.bird-center.net /articles/Greenland   (1572 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Greenland Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Greenland was one of the Norwegian Crown colonies until 1814, when it went to Denmark.
The extreme north of Greenland is not covered by an ice cap (indicated as pale blue in the map to the right), because the air there is too dry to produce snow, which is essential in the production and maintenance of an ice cap.
Greenland today is critically dependent on fishing and fish exports; the shrimp fishery is by far the largest income earner.
www.ipedia.com /greenland.html   (714 words)

  
 Greenland, Map and Flag
city information and pictures about Greenland with discussion forum, map, real estate and Greenland population & photos
I had the opportunity to work aboard a small, polar cruise ship last summer, and was able to spend some time in Greenland.
Anyhow, if there was any doubt, here's some pictures from my trip to confirm that Greenland is not very green, but is very, very beautiful!!
www.greatestcities.com /North_America/Greenland.html   (953 words)

  
 The World Factbook 2004 -- Greenland
The world's largest island, about 81% ice-capped, Greenland was granted self-government in 1979 by the Danish parliament.
uncontested dispute between Canada and Denmark over Hans Island in the Kennedy Channel between Canada's Ellesmere Island and Greenland
This page was last updated on 19 October, 2004
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