Seamen's Home Sisimiut

Postbox 1015, Sisimiut, Greenland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Sisimiut

Ice Sheet Melting Triples In 20 Years

A travel blog entry by johnhendy

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... the ice sheets. The observations should lead to more accurate predictions of the effects of climate change. Professor Richard Alley, a climate scientist at Penn State University in the US, said: "This project is a spectacular achievement. "The data ... will lead to a better understanding of how sea level change may depend on the human decisions that influence global temperatures." From Johns iPhone (bolton live time) ...

A wow day!

A travel blog entry by eskimo

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... the shortest crossing to Sisimiut, Western Greenland. This is a large community with 5,000+ inhabitants complete with tarmac airstrip – a bolt-hole if needed.

Patrick decided to do some fjord navigating to lead us eventually to the Sondrestrom Fjord, with its turquoise glacial waters: in the stunning visibility we could see the airfield 30miles ahead. Up to the head of the Fjord, we landed after 3hrs 40min in perfect conditions: sunshine (a balmy 11C), blue ...

Another Entry

A travel blog entry by trisodium

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There isn't a whole lot to report. I mostly just want to post some pictures from earlier today. As is clear from the pictures, it is quite cloudy, so lidar operation is presently at a stand still. Weather reports are suggesting skies will clear tomorrow night. In the mean time, I have seen quite a few Red Dwarf episodes on DVD. I can't say that I find it terribly amusing at this point, but there is a certain bond I have with ...

Here I am again

A travel blog entry by trisodium

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Well, it happened again. Through a series of unexplainable events, I woke up on an airplane on the tarmac of Kangerlussuaq International Airport. The short of it is, I made it. The long of it is, the plane ride. I flew from Denver to Washington, DC, to Copenhagen, Denmark, to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. You may be saying, "Matt, I thought Denmark is on the other ...

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by trisodium

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... reports that the idea of Greenlandic sovereignty has been pursued since he arrived in the 80s, but he has never seen anything come of it. The problem facing the country is a weak economy where Danish money counts for somewhere between 30% and 40% of the GNP. Greenland has little to draw industry to its shores (though apparently Alcoa may be building a smelting facility here in the future due to cheap energy prices). It has poor access to the rest ...

Location

This hotel, located on Postbox 1015, Sisimiut, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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