Jakobshavn

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Jakobshavn

 

a city in western Greenland, on Disko Bay. Population, 3,600 (1971). Jakobshavn, a fishing port, has enterprises for the processing of fish. The city was founded in 1741.

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The Jakobshavn glacier near Ilulissat - believed to be responsible for the iceberg that sank the Titanic - is so colossal that it alone has raised global sea levels by 1mm.
The Jakobshavn glacier near Ilulissat -- believed to be responsible for the iceberg that sank the Titanic -- is so colossal that it alone has raised global sea levels by 1mm.
The itinerary brims with a fascinating mix of majestic scenery, isolated villages, possible wildlife sightings-from polar bears and musk oxen to seals and walruses, and such rare wonders as the UNESCO-listed Ilulissat Icefjord and the Smoking Hills of Cape Bathurst.
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One moment from the trip stayed with me; I held my breath when a cracking sound erupted like a symphony of gunfire as a gigantic piece of ice, the size of several football fields, crashed off the Ilulissat glacier and turned over, forming an iceberg.
One of Greenland's highlights is undoubtedly Ilulissat, a picturesque fishing village about two days (yes, days...
They will visit the city of Ilulissat, where the Jakobshavn glacier is located.
Ilulissat Anomaly ([degrees]C) 0.4 0.1 1807; 69.2[degrees]N, Max Year 2010 1929 51.1 [degrees]W, Min Year 1863 1863 29 m a.s.l.
As early as 2007, Denmark called for a conference that, as Breum reports, ostensibly sought peace among these five nations; more importantly, it was about "securing the riches in the Arctic for themselves." The resulting Ilulissat Declaration established a power structure based on international collaboration.
Caption: Olaf Otto Becker, Ilulissat 30, 07/2015, 2015, archival pigment print.
You will visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Ilulissat Icefjord, home to the highest concentration of icebergs in Greenland.