Sisimiut


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Sisimiut

(sĭs`ĭmyo͞ot'), formerly

Holsteinsborg

(hôl`stānsbôr'), town (1996 pop. 5,117), Sisimiut dist., W Greenland. The second largest town in Greenland, it is a fishing center with a modern canning factory and several shipyards.
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Our first stop is the fishing town of Sisimiut, the largest settlement outside of the capital Nuuk.
I'd never been to a polar region before, and as we move from the green hills of Sisimiut to the smaller settlement of Qeqertarsuaq I'm awestruck by the glistening icebergs floating in the emerald sea.
Highlights of the 18-night holiday by Voyages of Discovery include a visit to Disko Bay' the geysers of Iceland' Tor-shavn, Reykjavik, Nuuk, Ilulis-sat, Sisimiut, Narsarsuaq and Cobh.
Ports of call include Torshavn, Reykjavik, Nuuk, Ilulissat, Sisimiut, Narsarsuaq and Cobh.
A cohort of 294 children <2 years of age was formed in Sisimiut, a community on the west coast of Greenland, and followed from 1996 to 1998.
By 1989 in Sisimiut government leaders or their representatives were flying in to the ICC in a sort of accountability session to declare how many ICC resolutions their governments had implemented.
The now endorsed site for the proposed smelter was selected after extensive collaborative studies involving Alcoa, the Greenland Home Rule government, and the communities of Nuuk, Sisimiut, and Maniitsoq, all of which have expressed strong support for the project.
High school science teachers from Libertyville, Illinois; Aalborg, Denmark; and Sisimiut, Greenland, will spend time aboard the P-3B during IceBridge survey flights.
The three municipalities of Nuuk, Sisimiut and Maniitsoq, which have all selected potential locations, support the project, and will take active part in the continued work.
a division of Phillips Petroleum Company (NYSE: P), has been awarded a 34 percent interest in and operatorship of the Sisimiut exploration license off the western coast of Greenland.
Along the way, they plan to stop at Kodiak, Dutch Harbor, and Nome, Alaska; Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories; Cambridge Bay and Pond Inlet, Nunavut; Ilulissat, Sisimiut, and Nuuk, Greenland; Bar Harbor, Maine; Boston, Massachusetts; Newport, Rhode Island; and finally New York City.