Tasiilaq


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Tasiilaq

(täsē`läk), formerly

Ammassalik

(ämä`sälĭk'), settlement and trading post (1996 pop. 1,684), E Greenland, on the Denmark Strait just S of the Arctic Circle. It was founded in 1894. Its radio-meteorological station (est. 1925) is the oldest on Greenland. It was formerly also spelled Angmagssalik.
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Julius Tilerilaaquk, who lives in Tasiilaq in the south-eastern part of the island, said: "In our childhood, we never saw a polar bear - not one.
Julius Tilerilaaquk, who lives in the town of Tasiilaq in the south-eastern part of the island, said: "In our childhood we never saw a polar bear - not one.
FILE PHOTO: An iceberg floats in a fjord near the town of Tasiilaq, Greenland, June 18, 2018.
An iceberg floats in a fjord near the town of Tasiilaq, Greenland, on June 24, 2018 Image Credit: Reuters
Tasiilaq Anomaly ([degrees]C) 1.2 2.3 1895; 65.6[degrees]N, Max Year 2016 1929 37.6[degrees]W, Min Year 1899 1918 53 m a.s.l.
The 2018 season in Europe will offer more than a dozen new and notable ports of call that Seabourn either hasn't previously visited or hasn't been back to in years, including Hamburg, Wismar and Bremerhaven, Germany; Szczecin, Poland; Turku, Finland; Rijeka, Croatia; Tasiilaq, Skjoldungen Fjord, and Maniitsoq, Greenland; and Seydisfjordur, Djupivogur, Grundarfjordur and Siglufjodur, Iceland.
Ports of call: Liverpool, UK - Reykjavik, Iceland - Cruising Prins Christiansund - Cruising Torssukatak - Narsaruaq, Greenland - Cruising Tunulliarfik Fjord - Qaqortoq, Greenland - Cruising Lichtenau Fjord - Cruising Tasermiut Fjord - Nanortalik, Greenland - Tasiilaq, Greenland - Cruising Angmagssalik Fjord - Liverpool, UK
A week later, Tasiilaq, our first point of entry to Greenland and one of the few inhabited harbors on the entire east coast, had a bit less than 30 percent ice cover, which is the maximum amount of ice cover Hummingbird can maneuver around.
By now, every creature in Tasiilaq knows: A piteraq is colliding with the town, and going outside into the elements would be suicide.
The Ammassalik area includes the main town of Tasiilaq and 5 settlements.