Forced to winter at Godthab
(Nuuk), Nansen there studied Eskimo culture, later writing Eskimoliv (1891; Eskimo Life).
The consequences included establishment of a tuberculosis treatment facility in Godthab
(the largest town and capital, later renamed to Nuuk; see Figs.
These were the Greenlanders Christian, hired at Godthab
(now Nuuk), and Samuel, from Upernavik, who took part in McClintock's expedition in Fox in 1857-59 (McClintock, 1859).
With the permission of the Danish government, Egede founded a trading station and Lutheran mission at Godthab
I literally jumped on board the old ship Godthab
, which for four weeks thumped across the Atlantic with sails and steam through storms, and struggled through the ice.
Chapters 2 and 3 summarize the Godthab
District archaeological data that lie at the heart of this research, drawing upon ethnographic sources for comparisons and elucidation.