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Located in the Arctic Ocean, after Antarctica, the island constitutes the largest expanse of frozen lands on the planet. Its surface is of 2,175 600 square kilometers, of which 81% is covered by the perpetual ice of the National Park North East Greenland, the second largest in the world ice cream desert. Its capital is Nuuk. Greenland is an autonomous region of Denmark. The sky is grey and very white snow.

Those who decide to travel to Greenland, enjoy particularly visible aurora borealis during dark autumn nights and winter. The fjords of Greenland are considered the most spectacular in the world. Especially the Tasermiut fjord and its granitic walls of Ketil and Ulamertorssuaq mountains. For lovers of sports, an unforgettable experience is the trips kayaking on the fjord of ice from Ilulissat, declared World Heritage site by UNESCO in 2004. Landscape, bright green and lush tundra, or its colorful towns, give character to this journey which converts to the Arctic in a place within the reach of any traveler with a spirit of adventure. What activities do? Traverse on skis and pulkas, in northern Greenland, always accompanied by expert guides Camp beside a glacier front. Access to one of the glaciers of the Inlandis.

Travel between bergschrunds, large cracks and drains a small portion of its immensity. trekking by tundra and between valleys glaciers spot herds of caribou and fauna collect mushrooms and blueberries The fishing for salmon or sighting whales are more relaxing options. Places to visit on your trip to Greenland can exploit to know these places of interest and history: Aappilattoq.Dominated by an impressive mountain from which have excellent views on all houses, the Church and the adjacent landscape. Nuuk.Capital of Greenland. 15% Of the inhabitants of the island living in this city, where are the Parliament, the University and the National Museum. Ilulissat.One of the most popular tourist destinations of Greenland. Its main attractions are the House Museum of Knud Rasmussen and the views over the icebergs of Disko Bay. Disko Bay.To 300 km above the Arctic Circle, the Bay has at its northern end the Disko Island, where you can make excursions. Qaanaaq.It constitutes the population inhabited more North of the planet. In this region, many inhabitants still survive by hunting whales and polar bears. Qaqartok.It is the largest city in the South of the island and the most beautiful. Qassiarsuk.First settlement of the Vikings in the year 982. There are remnants of the House of Erik the red.

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