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The sorry state of the Canadian navy: a comparison with Denmark

Hans Island is a lump of barren rock in the middle of the Nares Strait between Canada’s Ellesmere Island and Denmark’s Greenland. It is unremarkable in every respect except this: it is situated in the territorial waters of both Canada and Denmark and has been claimed by both countries. 553 more words

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Fun facts about DK...

Hans Island is not much more than a big rock peaking in the water of the Kennedy Channel between Greenland and Canada.

Really, not much more than a rock: 404 more words

Denmark

Canada and Denmark Wage a Century Old Whisky War

Whisky has always brought people together. Sean Connery enjoys a neat whisky with M, teenagers dabble in cheap mixed whisky and Canada and Denmark partake in sharing a whisky on the rocks… literally. 921 more words

HANS ISLAND

Bands named after little known territorial disputes between two of the world’s more peaceful and easygoing nations are, to put it mildly, quite rare. Yet the tiny… 221 more words

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Denmark, Canada, and the courteous battle over Hans Island

Hans Island is a tiny island in the Arctic over which Canada and Denmark are waging a war of words and…whiskey?

Gimme the gist

Hans Island is a barren, uninhabited chunk of land lost in the Arctic. 402 more words

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