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Uummannaq Destination Guide

Delve into Uummannaq in Greenland

Uummannaq in the region of Qaasuitsup with its 1,299 residents is located in Greenland - some 449 mi or ( 722 km ) North of Nuuk (Godthåb) , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Uummannaq

Local time in Uummannaq is now 08:51 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " America/Godthab " with a UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Sisimiut, Sermiarsuit, and Ilulissat. While being here, you might want to check out Sisimiut . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Uummannaq ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Greenland Charity Trek

0:18 min by charityatd
Views: 2230 Rating: 5.00

Greenland Charity Trek organised by Across the Divide Expeditions ..

CLIP

4:12 min by Galya Morrell
Views: 432 Rating: 5.00

Children from Uummannaq Children's Home turn trash into art on the sea ice of Uummannaq Fjord in Northern Greenland. CLIP (Cleaner Life Ice Project) is a new initiative of Uummannaq Polar Institute. I ..


Jaakuaraq Avanarleqmoot 2008 Jason Box

3:49 min by Jason Box
Views: 351 Rating: 5.00

This is a video tribute I (Jason Box) made July 2008 to the man Jakob of Uummannaq, a great 71 years old boatsman! Can you believe he's 71?! He boated us through sea ice to and from remote areas where ..

Expedition Teaser

1:36 min by TSS2010
Views: 181 Rating: 0.00

Something to brighten up the expedition webpage. ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Uummannaq Island

Uummannaq Island is a small (12 km) island in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland. Located in the south-central part of the Uummannaq Fjord, it is home to the most prominent mountain on the Arctic coast of western Greenland and to Uummannaq, the largest town north of Ilulissat. The island is separated from Nuussuaq Peninsula in the southwest by Sarqarput Strait in the southern arm of Uummannaq Fjord.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 70.70 -52.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Islands of Greenland, Uummannaq, Uummannaq Fjord

Sarqarput Strait

Sarqarput Strait is a strait in the Uummannaq Fjord system in northwestern Greenland. It separates Uummannaq Island in the northeast from Nuussuaq Peninsula in the southwest. The strait waterway is part of the southern arm of Uummannaq Fjord, narrowing into Ikerasak Fjord in the southeast, at the base of Nuussuaq Peninsula. Sarfaagfip Kussinnersua and Kuuk rivers flowing from the peninsular glaciers empty into the strait.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 70.67 -52.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Straits of Greenland, Uummannaq, Uummannaq Fjord

Assorput Strait

Assorput Strait is a strait in the Uummannaq Fjord system in northwestern Greenland. It separates Uummannaq Island in the west from Salliaruseq Island in the east. The strait waterway connects inner Sarqarput Strait in the southern arm of Uummannaq Fjord in the south with the central arm of Uummannaq Fjord in the north.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 70.70 -52.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Straits of Greenland, Uummannaq, Uummannaq Fjord

Qilakitsoq

Qilakitsoq is an archaeological site on Nuussuaq Peninsula, on the shore of Uummannaq Fjord in northwestern Greenland. Formally a settlement, it is famous for the discovery of eight mummified bodies in 1972. Four of the mummies are currently on display in the Greenland National Museum.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 70.61 -52.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Greenland, Former populated places in Greenland, History of Greenland, Human remains (archaeological), Mummies, Uummannaq Fjord