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Umanak (both: o͞o`männäk'), town (1996 pop. 1,497), W Greenland, on an inlet of Baffin Bay. A hunting and fishing base, it has a canning factory. Marble is quarried there.
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Instead of flying over the mountains, we fly way out and around the Nuussuaq Peninsula, a rough thumb of land that sticks out into Baffin Bay, separating the town of Ilulissat from Uummannaq Fjord. The idea is that it's safer to auto-rotate down onto ice than onto a snowy mountain.
On the floor I lay a topographical map of the Uummannaq Fjord and the Nuussuaq Peninsula.