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  Greenland
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 home to a number of Palaeo-Eskimo cultures in prehistory, the latest of which - the Early Dorset culture - disappeared around AD 200.
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  Transport in Greenland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Historically the major means of transportation have been by boat round the coasts of the country in summer and by dog sled in winter, particularly in the north and east.
Following the ceding of operational control of Greenland to the United States by Denmark for the period in which that country was occupied by Germany during World War II, airports were built on the island.
Greenland now has a total of 18 airstrips, 14 of which are paved.
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 Greenland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Atlantic Ocean borders Greenland's southeast; the Greenland Sea is to the east; the Arctic Ocean is to the north; and Baffin Bay is to the west.
Greenland was one of the Norwegian Crown colonies from the 11
Greenland is not part of the European Union (having left the predecessor of the EU, the European Community, in 1985), despite Denmark itself being a member state.
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 Greenland
Greenland (in Greenlandic: Kalaallit Nunaat, literal meaning: "Land of the human") is the world's largest island, about 84% ice-capped[?] (or ice-sheeted).
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 to too dry to produce snow, which is essential in the production and maintenance of an ice cap.
Greenland is also a place name in the State of New Hampshire in the United States of America.
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 Greenland at Caribbean Topfunwebsites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
'''Greenland''' (Kalaallisut language: ''Kalaallit Nunaat'', "The Land of the Greenlanders (Kalaallit)"; Danish language: ''Grønland'') is a self-governed Danish territory and an Arctic island nation located in North America with shores on the North Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic Ocean.
Greenland was one of the Norway Crown colonies until 1815, when it formally became a Denmark colony, although Norway and Denmark had been in a personal union for centuries.
Greenland was home to a number of cultures in prehistory, the latest of which - the Dorset culture - disappeared around AD 200.
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 Greenland - IBWiki
Greenland is one of the units of the Scandinavian Realm.
The rest of the population are Greenlanders (descendants of the earlier Scandinavian settlers that speaks Greenlandic dialect of the Scandinavian language) and newer immigrant communities - Norwegians, Icelanders, Faroese.
When Greenland was granted self-rule within the SR, the bear was redrawn so that its left arm was raised, although this goes against conventional heraldry: polar bears are traditionally held to be left-handed.
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 Reference for History of Greenland - Search.com
This was a significant colony (the population of modern Greenland is only 56,000) and it carried on trade in ivory from walrus tusks with Europe as well as exporting rope, sheep, seals and cattle hides according to one 13th century account.
Greenlander’s main commodity was the walrus tusk, which was used primarily in Europe as a substitute of elephant ivory for art décor, whose trade had been blocked by conflict with the Islamic world.
Greenlanders felt the European customs union would be harmful to their trade, which was largely carried out with non-European countries such as the United States and Canada.
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Greenland (in Greenlandic: Kalaallit Nunaat, literal meaning: "Our Land" and in Danish: Grønland), located in the North Atlantic Ocean, is the world's largest island (Australia is a continent).
In 1386, Greenland became part of the Kalmar Union and later of the double monarchy of Denmark-Norway.
Main article: Geography of Greenland 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.
www.aseannewsnetwork.de /articles/content/g/gr/greenland.html   (803 words)

  
 Population of Greenland
On 1 January 2005, Greenland's population was 56,989, of whom 47,000 live in towns with the remainder living in small settlements up and down the east and, in particular, the west coast.
Greenlandic settlements are defined by having between 50 - 500 inhabitants.
The ethnic Greenlanders are descendants of the Inuits (Eskimos), a people who now live on the Russian Chukota Peninsula and in Alaska, Canada and Greenland.
www.greenlandexpo.com /content/us/about_greenland/population_of_greenland   (282 words)

  
 Greenland Travel: Air Greenland
Greenland is one-third the size of the USA with virtually no roads outside of towns and villages.
In the 1960s, air transportation, and helicopters in particular, became the dominant mode of transport.
As a result, Air Greenland’s planes and pilots are hired to do work all over the world, including Antarctica, Saudi Arabia and Mongolia — anywhere pilots with lots of experience in flying in remote mountainous areas are needed.
www.greenland-travel.com /shortcuts/about_us/air_greenland   (293 words)

  
 Cruise and Fly in Greenland - a stunning experience
A cruise through Greenlandic waters is a visit to the world's largest sculpture park.
When sailing in Greenland you'll sometimes experience that the ship has to zigzag to make it's way ahead and almost squeeze in between the white giants.
The obvious way to experience Greenland from the sea is of course on a cruise holiday or by sailing along the coast with a passenger ship.
www.greenland-guide.gl /cruise_fly.htm   (377 words)

  
 OCOT
Expansion of Army Transportation Facilities in the Zone of the Interior, 1941 - 1944.
U.S. Army Transportation and the Conquest of Sicily.
Transportation of the U.S. Forces in the Occupation of Iceland, 1941 - 1945.
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 Air Greenland - A great way to fly - Air Greenland
As a result, Air Greenland's planes and pilots are hired to do work all over the world, including Antarctica, Saudi Arabia and Mongolia - anywhere pilots with lots of experience in flying in remote mountainous areas are needed.
Greenland Travel is the largest travel agency in the world specializing in Greenland.
Greenland Travel is a perfect partner for journeys to Greenland.
www.airgreenland.com /index.php?pageid=89   (695 words)

  
 Greenland Information - Country Guides
Greenland, which stands for the Land of the Kalaallit or Greenlanders, is a Danish territory, which is solely self-governed.
Greenland history dates back to the year 982 -985.
Eric the Red explored the country and gave it a beautiful name of Greenland and that is after being outlawed for three years due to manslaughter in Iceland.
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 The Silent "I": Greenland
I marveled that Greenland is a seeming contradiction of austere ice and snow, lush green grasses, pink granite mountains, and festively painted houses.
At the back of the museum are the famous Greenland mummies, well-preserved bodies of a 6 month old baby, an older child and several women that were found in a cave in 1972.
Supposedly, he named it "Greenland" as a ruse to convince others to join him, since most of Greenland is actually covered with ice and snow.
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 WBUR Dispatches : Greenland | Land of Ice and Snow
Airplanes are the main mode of transportation on Greenland.
Greenlandic is an Inuit language that is quite unlike any other language.
It is largest town in eastern Greenland with a population of almost 2,000 Inuit.
www.wbur.org /special/dispatches/greenland/media   (403 words)

  
 Transportation Greenland North America Regional
Transportation is still an issue as the transition takes place, said...
Approved a contract with the Michigan department of Transportation for state...
The first year of the agreement will also cover the Greenland Road and a small...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Regional/North_America/Greenland/Transportation   (395 words)

  
 North America Travel Guide » Transportation in Greenland : Travel to North America
Historically the major means of transportation have been by boat round the coasts of the country in summer and by dog sled in winter, particularly in the north and east.
Following the ceding of operational control of Greenland to the United States by Denmark for the period in which that country was occupied by Germany during World War II, airports were built on the island.
Greenland now has a total of 18 airstrips, 14 of which are paved.
north-america.travel-chronicle.com /north-america-travel/12105/transportation-in-greenland   (627 words)

  
 Top of the World Tours - Greenland Tours, Expedition Cruises, Trips, Vacations & Travel Planning
Greenland is a mysterious and exotic country, lying quietly in the far, far north, it is seldom visited yet offers travellers both a glimpse into a traditional life and the opportunity to explore a contemporary European country in the Arctic.
Greenland is home to about 56,000 people and some of the world’s most awesome scenery, offers visitors unparalleled welcoming hospitality.
Our Greenland tour programs are designed to take maximum advantage of Greenland's limited transportation and take you to some of the most fascinating towns and villages.
www.topoftheworldtours.com /greenland_tours.htm   (327 words)

  
 Seacoast Family YMCA: Child Care Program Information
Transportation for morning K-care participants is provided from the Seacoast Family YMCA at 8:00 am to Camp Gundalow in Greenland.
Transportation to and from Portsmouth school is provided by the Portsmouth School Department and/or Y vans.
All transportation to and from the Greenland School is provided by the Y van.
www.seacoastymca.org /child.html   (725 words)

  
 Greenland Travel Guide and Travel Information - Lonely Planet
Greenland remains a land of fantastical and semi-mythical proportions.
Beneath a mesmerising aurora borealis lies a vast tundra and glittering columns of ice whose monstrous glaciers launch icebergs into the sea to form magnificent southern fjords.
Disclaimer: We've tried to make the information on this web site as accurate as possible, but it is provided 'as is' and we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by anyone resulting from this information.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/greenland   (165 words)

  
 Greenland Tour from South to North Greenland
Upon arrival, you are met and taken to the pier for transfer by Coastal Steamer to Narsaq where you are transferred to the Hotel Narsaq or Hotel Perlen for check-in.
The guide tells the history of the town and about the everyday life in Greenland that in many ways is different to elsewhere in the world.
We walk 6 km (transportation can be arranged at surcharge) to Igaliku - a beautiful village where the ruins of the Vikings' Cathedral and the Bishop's Farm are situated.
www.scantours.com /Greenland_tour_south_north.htm   (1992 words)

  
 Plag
Laboratory analyses should be made by personnel having special competence in the fields of taxonomy and ecology as regards periphyton.
After preparation in the field laboratory the samples are transported frozen (at -20°C) from Greenland to storage in Copenhagen.
All seaweed samples are washed in distilled water prior to freezing.
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 Transportation Of Greenland
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 Statistics - Official Greenland Travel Guide
The flight passenger statistics are based on a survey among travellers leaving Greenland to go abroad on scheduled flights.
Thus the flight passenger statistics include visitors who are in Greenland on vacation, on business, at a conference or visiting relatives.
As is the case with the hotel statistics, the flight passenger statistics are registered on a monthly basis and gives an indication of the distribution of visitors in the various Greenlandic regions, the visitors' country of origin and their age.
www.greenland.com /content/english/press_agents/agents/statistics   (257 words)

  
 Greenland Transportation Tips by Saagar - VirtualTourist.com
While coming in from Copenhagen or the south of Greenland might have been smooth, your connecting flight in Kangerlussuaq toward the west or north may often be cancelled or severely delayed due to weather conditions, especially on the west coast.
The Greenland fishing fleet vessles have irregular landings on Iceland.
Private owners will be happy to transport you around for a fee, and will also pick you up at an appointed spot and time.
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 Greenland, New Hampshire
Greenland, New Hampshire, in Rockingham county, is 21 miles NE of Haverhill, Massachusetts (center to center) and 48 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts.
Residents of Greenland gave more campaign money ($2,000) to George W. Bush than to the other people running for President in 2004.
Greenland is generally a safe place not overly troubled by crime.
www.citytowninfo.com /places/new-hampshire/greenland   (501 words)

  
 Greenland :: CountrySeek.com - World Information Portal
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.
Greenland was granted self-government in 1979 by the Danish parliament.
Denmark continues to exercise control of Greenland's foreign affairs.
www.countryseek.com /geos/gl.html   (833 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional: North America: Greenland: Travel and Tourism
Greenland - Provides details about activities, destinations, lodging and other information of interest to the visiting tourists.
Greenland Tourism - Provides travel information including outdoor life, events, culture and history, FAQ, basic facts, newsletter, and forum.
US State Department - Denmark, Greenland and the Faeroe Islands Consular Information Sheet - Offers general country and travel information including entry and exit requirements, safety and security, crime, health and transport.
www.dmoz.org /Regional/North_America/Greenland/Travel_and_Tourism   (204 words)

  
 Greenland Transportation - Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
Be aware that a flight across Greenland from Kulusuk to the west coast will cost at least US $500 one way.
The Greenlandic dogs are raised and trained to carry the Inuit sledges and they start doing it since age of six months and finish their life in age of five.
Internal travel on Greenland is done either by Greenlandair or the shipping line Arctic Umiaq Lines, and its associated fjord boats doing sailings connected to Atlantic freighters of AUL, such as the useful one from Nuuk to Kapisilitt delivering goods there.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/North_America/Greenland/Transportation-Greenland-BR-1.html   (1528 words)

  
 Royal Arctic Line A/S
oyal Arctic Line was formed in 1992 with the transition of Greenland's sea transport from being a traditional and conventional cargo operation to becoming a fully modernized container operation.
The main port in Greenland is Nuuk, where basically all cargo is transhipped on board two feeder vessels (capacity: 275 to 380 20-foot container equivalent).
In line with its sole and exclusive right, which runs until the end of 1999, Royal Arctic Line has entered into ongoing agreements with other shipping companies, and by way of these agreements Royal Arctic Line is able to offer the customers a variety of overseas destinations for their cargo.
www.randburg.com /gr/royalarc.html   (422 words)

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