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Egedesminde, Greenland: see AasiaatAasiaat
, formerly Egedesminde
, town (1996 pop. 3,039), Aasiaat dist., W Greenland, at the mouth of Disko Bay. It is the fourth largest town in Greenland. It was founded in 1759 and named for Hans Egede, a Norwegian missionary. A large shrimp-canning factory is there.
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References in periodicals archive
Wamberg reported such epizootics from the Upernavik district in 1957-58, the Thule district in 1958-59, the Uumaanaaq district in 1959, and the Egedesminde
(now Aasiaat) district in 1959-60.
71 Westernized Inuit market of fish and meat in Egedesminde
Ethnography of the Egedesminde
District, with aspects of the general culture of West Greenland.