Synonyms for ikerasak or Related words with ikerasak
Examples of "ikerasak"
is located approximately 45 km southeast from Uummannaq, at the southeastern end of
Island in the northwestern part of
Fjord, where it widens into the inner part of Uummannaq Fjord.
may refer to the following locations in Greenland:
Island () is an island in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland, located in the southeastern part of Uummannaq Fjord, at the mouth of
Fjord, its innermost section.
Fjord (, also Qarajaq Icefjord, or ) is a fjord in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.
Strait is a strait in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.
is a village in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland. It had 238 inhabitants in 2010.
is the only settlement on the island, perched at the southeastern tip, by the Ikerasassuaq strait.
The fjord can be reached by boat or seaplane, boats being either individually chartered from
, or as part of the organized glacier sightseeing tour from Uummannaq.
Heliport served by Air Greenland is the only aerodrome in the area, with connections to Uummmannaq and Saattut.
Air Greenland serves the village as part of government contract, with flights between
Heliport and Uummannaq Heliport.
The population of
has fluctuated over the last two decades, slightly decreasing in the last several years.
Heliport is a heliport in
, a village on an island of the same name in the Uummannaq Fjord system in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland. The heliport is considered a "helistop", and is served by Air Greenland as part of government contract.
is the only settlement in the fjord, located on an oval-shaped
Island in its northwestern part, where the fjord widens into the inner part of Uummannaq Fjord. Seasonal settlement on the shores of Nuussuaq Peninsula has been abandoned.
Air Greenland serves the village as part of a government contract, with mostly cargo helicopter flights from Saattut Heliport to
Talerua Island is an uninhabited island in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland, located in the southeastern part of Uummannaq Fjord, at the mouth of
Fjord, its innermost section.
The island has an elongated oval shape of southeast-to-northwest orientation. To the south, it is separated from a smaller Talerua Island by the "Ikarasanguaq" strait, and further from Nuussuaq Peninsula by the mouth of
In 1884, Amdrup, of the Royal Danish Navy, was sent to Amassalik. After wintering, he explored to the north, including an examination of the
Fjord. He mapped a large length of coastline while collecting many geological and ethnological finds. By July 1885, he reached Agga Island (67° 22' North), the furthest north of this survey.
Ikerasaa Strait (old spelling: "Ikerasâ") is a strait in the Upernavik Archipelago in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland. The strait separates Kiatassuaq Island in the north from the mainland Sanningassorsuaq Peninsula in the south. The name of the strait is the local dialect version of "
", a generic word for 'strait' in the Greenlandic language.
The main urban settlement today is Uummannaq, once an administrative center of a municipality which covered the entire catchment area of Uummannaq Fjord, and now part of the Qaasuitsup municipality of northwestern Greenland, the largest municipality in the country.
, Illorsuit, Nuugaatsiaq, and Saattut are small island settlements, whereas Ukkusissat lies on the mainland in the inner parts of the fjord.
Sarqarput Strait is a strait in the Uummannaq Fjord system in northwestern Greenland. It separates Uummannaq Island in the northeast from Nuussuaq Peninsula in the southwest. The strait waterway is part of the southern arm of Uummannaq Fjord, narrowing into
Fjord in the southeast, at the base of Nuussuaq Peninsula. Sarfaagfip Kussinnersua and Kuuk rivers flowing from the peninsular glaciers empty into the strait.
Pootoogook was born at a traditional Inuit camp called
, near Cape Dorset, Nunavut (then in the Northwest Territories) to Josephie Pootoogook, leader of the camp, and Sarah Ningeokuluk. The family lived a traditional lifestyle hunting and trapping while living in an "iglu" in the winter and a sod house in the summer and did not move into their first southern style house until 1942. In 1957 Pootoogook married Shooyoo, moved to Cape Dorset and began work for James Houston.
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