Uummannaq

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Uummannaq

or

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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I'm not living on earth or ice but on rock and the sharp tooth of Uummannaq Mountain. At eleven the peak catches light like the poisoned tip of an arrow, and the cliffs that gave birth to the moon last night are pink, crimson, and gold.
I walk partway up Uummannaq Mountain and look south.
The pink light is going, not down but up, a rising curtain lifting light across the face of the village, up the long tooth of Uummannaq Mountain, leaving in its wake the old darkness.