Upernavik

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Upernavik

(o͝opĕr`nävĭk), town (1996 pop. 1,131), Upernavik dist., W Greenland, on a small island in Baffin Bay. It is an important sealing and whaling base.
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Inugsuk, A mediaeval Eskimo settlement in Upernivik District, west Greenland.
The entire party abandoned ship on May 25, 1855, and made a heroic trek to Upernivik, Greenland, in 83 days.