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An account of Greenland

by Isaac de La PeyrГЁre

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Description and travel

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 378-406 :
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25664409M
    OCLC/WorldCa001617865, 15648177

    As the title suggests, this book is more about an expedition than it is about Greenland itself. The author provides a lot of information for the adventurer - how to avoid calving icebergs while in a kayak, sledge dog commands in the Inuit language, the resilience of polar bear pants - with a /5(5). The Polar Regions of the Western Continent Explored: Embracing a Geographical Account of Iceland, Greenland, the Islands of the Frozen Sea, and the Northen .

    An historical and descriptive account of Iceland, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes. Title on added t.p.: Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands.   In , Greenland was established as a province of Denmark. In , Greenland was granted home rule by Denmark. Six years later, Greenland left the European Economic Community (the forerunner of the European Union) in order to keep its fishing grounds from European rules. Ab of Greenland's 57, residents are indigenous Inuit.

      Greenland, according to the study, has lost 4, gigatons of water since That’s enough water to fill 16 trillion bathtubs or quadrillion gallon jugs. That much water weighs about Use the map to find hotels in the Greenland neighborhood you prefer; Use the filters to see hotels in a specific area of Greenland, select a specific theme, brand, or hotel class from basic (1 Star) to luxury hotels (5 Stars) in Greenland; Enter your travel dates to view the best deals on hotels in Greenland - .


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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.

Greenland’s major physical feature is its massive ice sheet, which is second only to Antarctica’s in size. The Greenland Ice Sheet has an average thickness of 5, feet (1, metres), reaches a maximum thickness of ab feet (3, metres), and covers more thansquare miles (1, square km)—over four-fifths of Greenland’s total land area.

Directed by Ric Roman Waugh. With Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, Roger Dale Floyd, Scott Glenn. A family struggles for survival in the face of a cataclysmic natural disaster. Greenland was settled in around by Erik the Red, who had been outlawed from Iceland for murder.

The colony survived for several hundred years, but. The book recounts the events that led to this early obsession with Greenland, his efforts to reach the country and his travels in Greenland once he arrived.

Kpomassie is a charming and honest narrator. He is at once perceptive, wry and compassionate in his s: The history of Greenland is a history of life under extreme Arctic conditions: currently, an ice sheet covers about 80 percent of the island, restricting human activity largely to the coasts.

The first humans are thought to have arrived in Greenland around BC. Their descendants apparently died out and were succeeded by several other groups migrating from continental North America. Excerpt from An Historical and Descriptive Account of Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands: With Illustrations of Their Natural History These regions, both in peace and in war, with our own country, and the numerous traces that still remain of the identity of many of their customs and laws with those of our ancestors, give us an additional interest in all that relates to s: 1.

David Crantz (or Cranz) was a Moravian missionary who published his observations on Greenland in German in This edited English translation appeared in two volumes in Crantz () discusses Greenland's native people and their way of life, providing also an account of the Moravian missionary activity : David Crantz.

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