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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Highlights include walking tours of Inuit villages and towns with tongue-twisting names -- Qeqertarsuaq, Ukkusissat, Ilulissat, Uummannaq and Ittoqqtoormiit.
Guided walking tours take in Inuit villages and towns names such as Qeqertarsuaq, Ukkusissat, Itelleq and Ilulissat.
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.