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Greenland Arctic Circle Trail (Day 9)

Departed Nerumag 8:15 arrived Kangerluarsuk Tulleq 2:30

The sky cleared up so it was nice and bright out for the start of the hike. When to start my hike and realized that I didn’t have my bug spray, not the end of the world since the bugs really have not been that bad the last couple of days and my clothes already reeked of bug spray from being dowsed the past 10 days. 1,243 more words

Arctic Circle Trail

July 30, 1943 - Merton's War Diary

July 30, 1943
Arrived at bay near Ivictut

Ivictut aka Ivigtut which is now known as Ivittuut, is located on the western side of Greenland.  I’ve written about it before way back on June 3rd [

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Merton's WW2 Diary

GRIS'15 Diary Part 2

Thanks to British Society for Geomorphology, Gino Watkins Memorial Fund, Gilchrist Fieldwork Fund, Mount Everest Foundation, Andrew Croft Memorial Fund, Scottish Arctic Club and Gradconsult for supporting this field work. 969 more words


Greenland Arctic Circle Trail (Day 8)

Depart Innajuattoq 7:45 am Arrive Nerumag 12:30 pm

I can’t believe that I only have a couple of days left in my trek! It has been so incredible so far, and not to mention the weather has been perfect. 1,002 more words

Arctic Circle Trail

GPS, Geocaching, and Greenland Glaciers

Navigating ice, ocean, and land, brave women and men have always used the stars for guidance. Just think of the three kings who followed a star to witness the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem 2015 years ago. 799 more words


2°C of Global Warming Highly Dangerous - Boomer Warrior

2°C of Global Warming Highly Dangerous – Boomer Warrior.If the ocean continues to accumulate heat and increase melting of marine-terminating ice shelves of Antarctica and Greenland, a point will be reached at which it is impossible to avoid large scale ice sheet disintegration with sea level rise of at least several meters.


July 28, 1943 - Merton's War Diary

July 28, 1943

Left #1 on the Iris, a Norwegian freight and passenger boat.

#1 was the code name of the base that Merton had been staying at.  

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