Sisimiut


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Sisimiut

(sĭs`ĭmyo͞ot'), formerly

Holsteinsborg

(hôl`stānsbôr'), town (1996 pop. 5,117), Sisimiut dist., W Greenland. The second largest town in Greenland, it is a fishing center with a modern canning factory and several shipyards.
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Contract Awarded to Extend the Greenlandic sea cable from Nuuk to Aasiaat via Maniitsoq and Sisimiut.
In: Proceedings of Cold Climate HVAC 2009: Sisimiut Greenland.
Along the way, they plan to stop at Kodiak, Dutch Harbor, and Nome, Alaska; Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories; Cambridge Bay and Pond Inlet, Nunavut; Ilulissat, Sisimiut, and Nuuk, Greenland; Bar Harbor, Maine; Boston, Massachusetts; Newport, Rhode Island; and finally New York City.
2005: Status of 2 West Greenland caribou populations 2005; 1) Akia-Maniitsoq, 2) Kangerlussuaq Sisimiut.
Just like Basanti by the way, he's also put the likes of Termez (Uzbekistan), Samsun (Turkey), Tetovo (Macedonia), Sisimiut (Greenland) and many more on the world map, meeting along the way, he says, 17 Presidents and 49 heads of states.
Our first stop is the fishing town of Sisimiut, the largest settlement outside of the capital Nuuk.
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.
Highlights of the 18-night holiday by Voyages of Discovery include a visit to Disko Bay' the geysers of Iceland' Tor-shavn, Reykjavik, Nuuk, Ilulis-sat, Sisimiut, Narsarsuaq and Cobh.
Ports of call include Torshavn, Reykjavik, Nuuk, Ilulissat, Sisimiut, Narsarsuaq and Cobh.
The drilling relates to oil and natural gas exploration in four offshore areas near Nuuk and Sisimiut, in Western Greenland, reported the Danish news agency Ritzau.
A cohort of 294 children <2 years of age was formed in Sisimiut, a community on the west coast of Greenland, and followed from 1996 to 1998.