In continuing to consider how to provide a tactile experience, Lynn Taylor was inspired by Ammassalik
wooden maps--carved, tactile maps of the Greenland coastline made to be read by the fingers of the holder.
It is based mostly in the remote Ammassalik
district of East Greenland against a backdrop of towering granite peaks and fjords dotted with icebergs.
The patient, a 40-year-old man, who resided in Greenland all his life, lived in Isortoq (population 100), a small settlement in the Ammassalik
area (population 3,000) of eastern Greenland (Figure).
An iceberg melts off Ammassalik
Island in Eastern Greenland in this picture from July 19, 2007.
The team will also meet teachers and students from Ammassalik
so they can learn about each others cultures.
l Greenland Trek - 15 days circumnavigating Ammassalik
Island, enjoying breathtaking glacial scenery, walking 6 to 8 hours a day at up to 900m.
Greenland Trek - 15 days circum-navigating Ammassalik
Island, enjoying breathtaking glacial scenery.
(Anonymous poet from Ammassalik
) The photographs are presented as a single series with no divisions.
The tagging was carried out in the fjords of eastern Greenland at Ammassalik
in September 1990, in the fjords of southwestern Greenland from Cape Farewell to Godthaab Fjord in January 1987-88, in the fjords of northwestern Greenland from Disko Bay to Upernavik during July-August 1986-98, and off western Greenland from Davis Strait to Baffin Bay during May-August 1991-93 (Table 1, Fig.
The far off settlement of Ammassalik
at the other end of the Inuit world, on the east coast of Greenland, was only discovered in 1884.
To showcase more of this incredible country, the next four days of the race take place on another island in Ammassalik
. It's the largest town in East Greenland with around 1700 inhabitants, Inuits.