description of Greenland

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Greenland -- Description and tr



Statementby Hans Egede, who was a missionary in that country for twenty-five years. A new ed. with an historical introd. and a life of the author.
LC ClassificationsG740 .E25 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationcxviii, 225 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5411044M
LC Control Number73001775

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The Greenlanders is a historical-fiction epic novel by American author Jane Smiley. The novel gives a speculative account of the Norse inhabitation of Greenland in the 14th and 15th centuries, written in the style of an Icelandic or Norse saga. Plot.

The Greenlanders describes the daily affairs of Nordic settlers living in medieval southern Greenland, including marriages, births, deaths. Greenland’s major physical feature is its massive ice sheet, which is second only to Antarctica’s in size. The Greenland Ice Sheet has an average thickness of 5, feet (1, metres), reaches a maximum thickness of ab feet (3, metres), and covers more thansquare miles (1, square km)—over four-fifths of Greenland’s total land area.

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Egede, Hans, Description of Greenland. Translation of Det gamle Grønlands nye perlustration. Gamle Grønlands nye perlustration. by Hans Egede, who was a missionary in that country for twenty-five years. A new ed ; with an historical introd.

and a life of the author. Grœnlendinga saga (listen (help info)) (spelled Grænlendinga saga in modern Icelandic and translated into English as the Saga of the Greenlanders) is one of the sagas of with Saga of Erik the Red, it is one of the two main literary sources of information for the Norse exploration of North relates the colonization of Greenland by Erik the Red and his followers.

Greenland (Greenlandic: Kalaallit Nunaat, pronounced [kalaːɬit nunaːt]; Danish: Grønland, pronounced [ˈkʁɶnˌlænˀ]) is the world's largest island, located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic is an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of physiographically a part of the continent of North America, Greenland has been Calling code: + Additional Physical Format: Online version: Egede, Hans, Description of Greenland.

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Open Library. Books by Language Additional Collections. Featured Full text of "A description of Greenland.". The Greenlanders is an exceptionally well-written bit of historical fiction, detailing the little-known history of the Norse settlement in Greenland from the midth to earlyth century.

While the story focuses primarily on one family, there is no real protagonist, and the narrative slips in and out of the lives of many members of the small /5.

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Books set in Greenland: [Smilla's Sense of Snow, First Light, The Greenlanders, East of Desolation, An African in Greenland, Heart of Courage. See also her book This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland.

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Greenland is a located between the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, and although it is technically a part of the North American continent, historically it has been linked with European countries like Denmark and Norway.

Today, Greenland is considered an independent territory within the Kingdom of Denmark, and as such, Greenland is dependent on Denmark for the majority of its gross domestic Author: Amanda Briney.

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For example, author Alessandra Torre self-published her first book on Amazon inand. Greenland's climate is a tundra climate on and near the coasts and an ice cap climate in inland areas.

It typically has short, cool summers and long, moderately cold winters. Due to Gulf Stream influences, Greenland's winter temperatures are very mild for its latitude. In Nuuk, the capital, average winter temperatures are only −9 °C (16 °F).

In comparison, the average winter temperatures Coordinates: 64°10′N 51°43′W / °N °W. Greenland’s five full-time libraries and handful of bookstores are stocked largely with titles written in Danish: Nordic crime novels, Danish-language editions of American and British : Alastair Gee.

The politics of Greenland, a "constituent country" (Greenlandic: nuna, Danish: land) of the Kingdom of Denmark, function in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic dependency, whereby the prime minister is the head of government, and of a multi-party system.

Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament.

The son of an orphanage director, Wegener earned a Ph.D. degree in astronomy from the University of Berlin in He had meanwhile become interested in paleoclimatology, and in –08 he took part in an expedition to Greenland to study polar air circulation.

He made three more expeditions to Greenland, in –13,and Synopsis. As a child, Erik the Red left his native Norway for western Iceland with his father.

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When Erik was exiled from Iceland circahe decided to explore the land to the west (Greenland). Category:Literature of Greenland.

Books from Greenland‎ (2 F) W Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License. Get this from a library! A memoir on the birds of Greenland: with description and notes on the species observed in the late voyage of discovery in Davis's Straits and Baffin's Bay.

[Edward Sabine, Sir].Book this package if you want to experience 3 incredibly different towns in Greenland. You’ll start in the capital of Greenland, Nuuk. Go to the capital of Ice, Ilulissat and visit the beautiful Disko Island.5/5(2).Inthe Greenlandic literary house Milik Publishing, in partnership with other cultural institutions on the sparsely populated island nation, held a short story contest and published the selected submissions in an anthology.“San Francisco”, a short story by a female writer named Niviaq Korneliussen, wasn’t just a stand-out submission, it would be the first published words of a.