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2 edition of place names of North Greenland. found in the catalog.

place names of North Greenland.

Dan Laursen

place names of North Greenland.

by Dan Laursen

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Published by Reitzel in København .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greenland,
  • Arctic regions.
    • Subjects:
    • Scientific expeditions.,
    • Greenland -- Gazetteers.,
    • Arctic regions.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesMeddelelser om Grønland. Udgivne af Kommissionen for videnskabelige undersøgelser i Grønland, bd. 180, nr. 2, Meddelelser om Grønland ;, bd. 180, nr. 2.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ115 .D39 bd.180, nr. 2, G743 .D39 bd.180, nr. 2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination443 p., illus., 18 maps in pocket
      Number of Pages443
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5465065M
      ISBN 108742100704
      LC Control Number73167850

      A discussion with an elderly former hunter about the names of hunting places and trails in north-west Greenland. Some of this knowledge is being lost as young people turn their back on hunting. Toggle navigation. View Item 29 Discussion of the place names of north-west Greenland with Massanguaq Jensen [Audio file].   Greenland is making a conscious effort to change this lack of connection with North America. Greenland’s national sea carrier, Royal Arctic Line, is planning to .

      The earlier you book your trip, the better the prices will be, and the more likely you will be able to book the tour you want for the dates/times you want. Package tours can be sold out more than half a year in advance (note that Guide to Greenland does not include international flights in packages, except where indicated from Iceland or Denmark).   dominates North Atlantic Ocean between North America and Europe; sparse population confined to small settlements along coast; close to one-quarter of the population lives in the capital, Nuuk; world's second largest ice sheet after that of Antarctica covering an area of million sq km (, sq mi) or about 79% of the island, and.

      An interesting miniature map of Greenland and northern Canada. Place names are only shown in sea is fully engraved and two ships are shown in battle just below. The population of Greenland is ab people, w living in the capital Nuuk. The average daily temperature of Nuuk, Greenland varies over the seasons from −8 to 7 °C (18 to 45 °F), probably not as cold as you thought. This is what Greenland looks like without its ice sheet.


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Place names of North Greenland by Dan Laursen Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a list of cities and towns in Greenland as of The term 'city' is loosely for any populated area in Greenland, given that the most populated place is Nuuk, the capital, w inhabitants.

In Greenland two kinds of settled areas are distinguished: illoqarfik (Greenlandic for 'town'; by in Danish) and nunaqarfik (Greenlandic for 'settlement'; bygd in Danish). The place names of North Greenland (Meddelelser om Grønland. Udgivne af Kommissionen for videnskabelige undersøgelser i Grønland, bd.nr.

2) [Laursen, Dan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The place names of North Greenland (Meddelelser om Grønland. Udgivne af Kommissionen for videnskabelige undersøgelser i Grønland.

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Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Dan Laursen. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Land. More than three times the size of the U.S. state of Texas, Greenland extends about 1, miles (2, km) from north to south and more than miles (1, km) from east to west at its widest -thirds of the island lies within the Arctic Circle, and the island’s northern extremity extends to within less than miles ( km) of the North Pole.

Greenland History. Greenland (about 80% ice covered) is the world's largest (non-continent) island, and it dominates the North Atlantic Ocean between North America and Europe It is geographically considered part of the North American continent.

Its sparse population is confined to small settlements along the coastlines, with nearly one-quarter of the population living in the capital Author: John Moen.

Name given to Bri t - annia Sø in north Dronning Louise Land by the British North Greenland reconnaissance expedition, but changed to Britannia Sø when it became the site of the –54 expedition base (Banks ). Slamsøen has also been used. Books shelved as greenland: Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter Høeg, The Greenlanders by Jane Smiley, An African in Greenland by Tété-Michel Kpomassie, HOMO.

North Greenland, and the place name section is not presented in strict alphabetical order. When develop-ing a style of presentation for this volume, I have followed in many respects that of the ‘Dictionary of Alaska Place Names’ by Donald J.

Orth () that Introduction. So, basically, the name was part of Erik’s marketing strategy through which he hoped to assemble future settlers and cultivate the new world.

Of course, the country was already inhabited by Inuit natives, who called the island Kalaallit Nunaat, meaning “The Land of the People.” The name is still in use among the Greenlandic Inuit population.c.

Greenland (Greenlandic: Kalaallit Nunaat, pronounced [kalaːɬit nunaːt]; Danish: Grønland, pronounced [ˈkʁɶnˌlænˀ]) is the world's largest island, located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic is an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of physiographically a part of the continent of North America, Greenland has been.

This list is for books set in Iceland and Greenland. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

From there they explored the west and north for two years, bestowing place-names everywhere (a form of establishing personal control).

Erik chose the inner area of Eriksfjord for his manor house, which he called Brattahlid (“Steep Slope”). He named the country Greenland in the belief that a good name. Dan Laursen's The Place Names of North Greenland () provides very full details of all the expeditions that have visited North Greenland, and the English edition of Peter Schmidt Mikkelsen's book on the 20th-century fox-trapping activities of Norwegians and Danes, North-East Greenland The Trapper Era (), contains a substantial.

According to Statistics Greenland, the most popular baby names in the country in were Inuk & Norsaq (boy names) and Ivaana & Malu (girl names).

The year before, inthe top baby names were Inuk and Pipaluk. Greenland doesn’t release top lists every year, but does occasionally put out a name report. The most recent, published in. Discover the best Greenland Travel Guides in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers.

All books set in Greenland on Mappit's literary map. We found books set in Greenland. Greenland and the Exploration of North America, ca. A.D. by Kirsten Seaver. The Last Imaginary Place: A Human History of the Arctic World by Robert McGhee. No recommendations yet. The air quality in Greenland is among the best in the world due to the country’s geographical position to the high north.

In the southern part of the country and the innermost parts of the long fjords, the temperature can, however, rise to more than 20° C (68° F) in June, July or August, and due to the fine air quality and low levels of. The mountains and fjords of Greenland preserve a record of nearly four billion years of Earth history - a story of mountain building, volcanic eruptions, primitive life and ice ages.

During the vast period of time, through processes of continental drift, Greenland has journeyed from the southern hemisphere through the tropics to its present polar position. The first people arrived in Greenland from the Canadian island of Ellesmere, around to BCE, from where they colonized north Greenland as the Independence I culture and south Greenland as the Saqqaq culture.

The Early Dorset replaced these early Greenlanders around BCE, and themselves lived on the island until c. 1 CE. These people were unrelated to the Inuit. North Ice was the name of a research station of the British North Greenland Expedition ( to ) on the inland ice of Greenland.

The station was located at altitude of 2, metres above sea level. The British North Greenland Expedition was led by Commander James Simpson RN. The station recorded the lowest temperature ever in Greenland with − °C,( F) on January 9.

The voyage north will take about 3 hours to the land of Umiivik, a place well known for its population of musk oxen. The Greenlandic name of Musk Oxen is Umimmak, which loosely translates to the “big-bearded one”, which, if you’re lucky enough to come across them, you’ll understand fully .OCLC Number: Notes: Part of the fold.

maps are accompanied by guard sheet with place names. An index has been issued separartely as Bd.nr. 2 of the series.Book Online Highest rated places of interest or tour operators on Tripadvisor, promoting those where there is at least one tour or activity available to book on Tripadvisor.

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