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Into the Arctic 012  

Into the Arctic 012

Into the Arctic

July 30th 2011
Saturday July 29th, 2011 North Atlantic- Denmark Strait down to Southern tip of Greenland Latitude 59 degrees 43 minutes’ north- Longitude 42 degrees 38 minutes’ west Thursday we left the western coast of Iceland and headed into what is known as the Denmark Strait. It is not really close to Denmark itself, but it does lie between the distant possessions of Denmark; which are Greenland ... read more
North America » Greenland » South Greenland

Greenlandic Flag The world's largest island, Greenland is about 81% ice-capped. 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 Europe... ... read more
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