Qassiarsuk Destination Guide
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Qassiarsuk in the region of Kujalleq with it's 40 habitants is a place located in Greenland - some 287 mi (or 462 km) South-East of Nuuk (Godthåb), the country's capital.
Local time in Qassiarsuk is now 08:45 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "America / Godthab" with an UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Qaqortoq or Narsarsuaq. When in this area, you might want to check out and Qassiarsuk as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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North Atlantic Crossing: Part 14 of 23 -...
North Atlantic Crossing: Part 14 of 23 -- Departing Narsarsuaq - Come along with Master Instructor Dick Rochfort on this single engine solo crossing of the North Atlantic along what is known as "the m...
Metro lll desde Bahrein hasta Mena Arka...
Traslado de un Metro lll desde Bahrein hasta Mena, Arkansas. Aqui el aterrizaje en Narsarswaq. BGBW
North Atlantic Crossing: Part 13 of 23 -...
North Atlantic Crossing: Part 13 of 23 -- Arriving at Narsarsuaq - Come along with Master Instructor Dick Rochfort on this single engine solo crossing of the North Atlantic along what is known as "the...
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Interesting facts about this location
Brattahlíð, often anglicised as Brattahlid, was Erik the Red's estate in the Eastern Settlement Viking colony he established in south-western Greenland toward the end of the 10th century. The present settlement of Qassiarsuk, approximately 5 km southwest from the Narsarsuaq settlement, is now located in its place. The site is located about 96 km from the ocean, at the head of the Tunulliarfik Fjord, and hence sheltered from ocean storms.
Located at 61.15, -45.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Narsarsuaq Air Base
For the civil use of the facility after 1958, see: Narsarsuaq Airport Bluie West One airfield was built on a glacial moraine at what is now the village of Narsarsuaq, near the southern tip of Greenland. Construction by the U.S. Army began in June 1941, and the first plane landed there in January 1942.
Located at 61.15, -45.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tunulliarfik Fjord is a fjord in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland. In times of the Norse settlement in southern Greenland, it was known as Eiriksfjord.
Located at 61.15, -45.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
The Eastern Settlement was the first and largest of the three areas of Norse Greenland, settled c. AD 985 by Norsemen from Iceland. At its peak, it contained approximately 4,000 inhabitants. The last written record from the Eastern Settlement is of a wedding solemnized in 1408, placing it about 50–100 years later than the end of the more northern Western Settlement.
Located at 61.15, -45.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Garðar was the seat of the bishop in the Norse settlements in Greenland.
Located at 61.15, -45.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
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