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Dating the Dark Earth: The Devil's Kneading Trough

One of the more celebrated Dark Earth sites subjected to the sophisticated Settled Science of radiocarbon dating is the very aptly named Devil’s Kneading Trough in Kent. 2,913 more words

History

The Inuit; In the Flesh

This first video is a recap of the photographer Matthieu Paley as he lives among the Inuit in South Greenland for a period of time. He describes their lifestyle and primarily their eating habits during the video. 242 more words

Global Tourism

"We are more then just land, we are people"

In the first article “Tourism to Greenland: Renewed Ethnicity,” it is about the competition shared between the local Greenland people and the Danes/European in the tourist season. 523 more words

Monday, September 26

Kangerlussuaq – Sondrestrom Fjord
66°57’N  50°57’W
-3°C
2 knot winds

We anchored at the head of Sondrestrom Fjord. Bags are packed and left outside our cabin doors to be picked up and delivered to the dock where we’ll catch the tour bus to Kangerlussuaq (population 515). 336 more words

Northwest Passage

Sunday, September 25, 2016

En route to Sismiut
67°35’N  54°09’ W
1°C  / 33°F
Light winds, four knots
Cloud cover, chance of rain
Sunrise 7:58, Sunset 19:23

We were woken at 02:00 with a quiet announcement that the northern lights were visible, but faint. 567 more words

Arctic

Saturday, September 24, 2016

En route to Ilulissat
69°13’N  51°36’W
-3°C / 25°F
Four km winds from the north
Partial cloud
Sunrise 7:14, Sunset 19:16

“It is better to travel alone than with a bad companion,” announced Stefan Kindberg at our 07:00 wake up call. 604 more words

Arctic

Cabin Birthdays

This week, we celebrated our birthdays in a nearby hunting cabin …

… with only our dogs for company …

… reading …

… drinking coffee … 109 more words

Greenland