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Life and culture in Uummannaq, Greenland
Life and culture in Uummannaq, Greenland
The small island of Uummannaq lies on the west coast of Greenland, a land mass where 80% of the land is covered by an ice sheet that in some places reaches up to 4km thick. Local Inuit residents rely very strongly on traditional hunting and fishing. Recent studies show that global warming is causing Greenland's ice cover to melt rapidly, w ...
  • Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) head in Greenland
  • Ikerasak village, Uummannaq Bay, Greenland
  • Dogs sleds in Ikerasak village, Uummannaq Bay, Greenland
  • Ikerasak village, Uummannaq Bay, Greenland
  • Boats in Port, Uumannaq, Greenland
  • Dogsled team at dusk
  • Clouds over peaks in Uummannaq, Greenland
  • Dogsled team at dusk, Uummannaq
  • Dusk over peak
  • Afternoon sun over Uummannaq