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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Sisimiut Anomaly ([degrees]C) 1.2 1.2 1961; 70[degrees]N, Max Year 2010 2010 53.7[degrees]W, Min Year 1984 1984 10 m a.s.l.
Continue on across the Davis Strait to Sisimiut, a modern settlement of colorful homes, shops and a small museum.
Centralization policies put into motion a distinct rural-urban geography in Greenland, which in recent decades has become increasingly focused around urban centers, such as Ilulissat, Sisimiut, Nuuk, and Qaqortoq.
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.--Pinngortitaleriffik, Greenland Institute of Natural Resources.
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.
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.