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nanortalik, greenaland
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Nanortalik, is a town in Nanortalik Island, Kujalleq municipality, southern Greenland.
With 1,337 inhabitants as of 2013, it is the tenth-largest town in the country. The name
Nanortalik means "Place of Polar Bears." It is the southernmost town in Greenland,
with a population of over 1,000.

Because of its location, this area was one of the first parts of Greenland settled by
the Norse and one of the last settled by the Inuit. The town was founded in 1770
as Nennortalik. In 1797, a permanent trading depot was set up in Nanortalik by traders
from Julianehåb. Due to poor harbour facilities, the town was moved three kilometers
northward in 1830, where it remains today. Of the old town, only some scattered ruins remain.

Nanortalik is most well known for its towering mountain peaks and vertical walls in nearby
Tasermiut Fjord. Names like Ketil Mountain (1500 m) and Ulamertorsuaq are familiar to mountain
climbers from around the world. Torssukatak Fjord, with the huge Thumbnail sea cliffs, and Pamiagdluk
Island, are also within reach by chartered boat. The mountains in the region can easily be compared
with the toughest routes in the Alps, and challenging ascents should only be attempted by experienced climbers.


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jetsetjohnny.ca features
John Simone`s exotic-destination travel photography

Follow @johnsimonephoto_travel: Instagram


Simone spent 5 years traveling
to over 80 countries as Senior Photographer
and Photography Teacher on Princess Cruises


These are the first Forty-four cities posted - with more to follow

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A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Bergen, Norway
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Cape Town, South Africa
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Casablanca, Morocco
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Dakar, Senegal
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A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Dubai, UAE
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Chan May, Vietnam
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Funchal, Madeira Islands
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Ganvie, Benin
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Hoi An, Vietnam
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Honfleur, France
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Hong Kong, China
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Hue, Vietnam
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Keelung, Taiwan
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Ko Samui, Thailand
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Kristiansand, Norway
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A photo-essay by John Simone Photography on KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
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