‘The Land of Great Length.’

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With over three-quarters of its land covered by the only permanent ice sheet outside of Antarctica, Greenland may not be the first place to pop into your mind when you think of “vacation,” but a gorgeous Flickr photostream by nonprofit organization Visit Greenland just might make you book your next flight to the former Danish province.
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Called “the Land of Great Length,” Greenland is the world’s largest island and least densely populated territory.
Dogsledding, hiking up snowy hills, kayaking around colossal glaciers, whale spotting, and staying up to view the Northern Lights are just a handful of the sights and activities that attract travellers to the rugged, mountainous land.
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“From the Arctic desert landscapes in the far north to Atlantic influences and lush sheep farms in the south, a distinct cultural and climatic diversity shapes our way of living across the geographical vastness of the island as much as it will inspire your travel experience.”
See more Images via Stunning Photos Illustrate the Diverse Beauty of Greenland’s Natural Landscape – My Modern Met

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My name is Rod Parham, Hot Metal Compositor. I was born in Adelaide, South Australia in 1947. Single with two children and a grandson. I Love History, Movies and Words.

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