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Synonyms for Thule

a town in northwestern Greenland

the geographical region believed by ancient geographers to be the northernmost land in the inhabited world


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Qaanaaq has the trappings of modernity - a hotel, retirement home, diesel power plant, museum, church, school - but it is extremely remote.
99) Then, in 1985, the Inughuit submitted another claim for compensation through the municipality, resulting in new houses being built for the tribe in Qaanaaq.
Animal rights and environmental groups campaign against traditional seal- and whale-hunting activities--but from an Inuit perspective, threats to wildlife and the environment come not from hunting, but from air and sea pollution entering the Arctic from the industrial south; TOP: the hunters from Qaanaaq jump between ice floes while harpooning a narwhal.
Mercury concentrations in Qaanaaq mothers are the highest ever recorded, 12 times greater than the level that poses neurological risks to fetuses, according to U.
The municipal authorities in Qaanaaq, Greenland, banned alcohol sales ahead of the visit of the Danish Queen and Crown Prince and Princess.
In March of 1993, the stamp-issuing Danish dependency of Greenland (of Qaanaaq fame) released a set of three postage stamps depicting species of locally fished crabs.
The airport in Paamiut will be more expensive than the one in Qaanaaq, but the two should not be compared, according to Miki Hoegh of the Greenlandic airport authority GLV (Gronlands Lufthavnsvaesen).
Children above that age must attend the boarding school in Qaanaaq (Thule), the main community and administrative center of the district.
Denmark became a party to the ICCPR and its Optional Protocol in 1972, (144) almost twenty years after the relocation of the Inughit to Qaanaaq in 1953.
Tenders are invited for Provision of Civil Works Upgrade of IMS Station IS18, Qaanaaq, Greenland (Denmark).
Field notes, Northwest Greenland Photograph Identification Project, Qaanaaq, Greenland, 1999.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-24 March 2003-Greenlanders in Qaanaaq against US missile plans(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
There is some doubt in Denmark over whether the DKK60m airport in Qaanaaq, Greenland will ever be used.