Qeqertarsuaq


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Qeqertarsuaq

(kĕk'ĕrtärso͞o`äk), formerly

Godhavn

(gôth`houn), town (1996 pop. 1,095), Qeqertarsuaq dist., W Greenland, on Disko Island; founded in 1773. A fishing base and former whaling base, it has a geophysical observatory and an arctic research station (established 1906 by the Univ. of Copenhagen).
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2004) were instrumented with satellite-linked time-depth recorders (SLTDRs) during March-May in 2009 and 2010 from Qeqertarsuaq (Disko Island, West Greenland, Fig.
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 awe-struck by the glistening white icebergs floating in the emerald sea.
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.
Aboriginal subsistence whaling in Greenland: the case of Qeqertarsuaq Municipality in West Greenland.
Highlights include walking tours of Inuit villages and towns with tongue-twisting names -- Qeqertarsuaq, Ukkusissat, Ilulissat, Uummannaq and Ittoqqtoormiit.
University of Copenhagen, Arctic Station, Box 504, DK-3953 Qeqertarsuaq, Greenland
Erling was raised in and around Qeqertarsuaq (formerly Godhavn, 69[degrees] N) on Disko Island, Greenland, where his father, Morten--an eminent and internationally known Danish botanist himself--ran the first permanent Arctic research station.
Guided walking tours take in Inuit villages and towns names such as Qeqertarsuaq, Ukkusissat, Itelleq and Ilulissat.
It was off the settlement of Qeqertarsuaq that the world's first specimen was collected in 1813 (Hjort, 1985) and the first breeding record was also discovered in this region by a Greenlandic hunter from Quasigiannguit in 1880 (Fig.