Ilulissat

Ilulissat

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ilulissat is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 200 km north of the Arctic Circle. With the population of 4,546 as of 2010, it is the third-largest settlement in Greenland, after Nuuk and Sisimiut. In direct translation, Ilulissat is the Greenlandic word for "the icebergs." Ilulissat is Greenland's most popular tourist destination on account of its proximity to the picturesque Ilulissat Icefjord. Tourism is now the town's principal industry. Ilulissat Icefjord, a fjord southeast of Ilulissat, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004.Ilulissat Airport serves Ilulissat, with connections to towns in northwestern, western Greenland and Reykjavik, Reykjavik Airport in Iceland.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135903586
  • 9786135903584