What is the origin of Greenland's name?

Answer Erik the Red, a Viking from Iceland, was exiled for murder in 982. With a small band of settlers, Erik sailed west and discovered "Graenland," as he called it. Where Erik landed was a fertile green... Read More »

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How to Teach English in Greenland?

Working in Greenland is a rare dream because of its scenic icy slopes, gorgeous views of the Aurora Borealis, and unspoiled physical elegance. Teaching English helps make the dream of working in Gr... Read More »

Does Greenland have emergency rooms?

Greenland does have emergency facilities, but they are limited. When there is a very serious medical emergency, then transport to Denmark is required. Greenland is a country that is within Denmark.... Read More »

Are there mountains in nuuk, greenland?

There are a number of mountains in and around the capital city of Nuuk, Greenland. Both downhill and cross-country skiing, as well as hiking trails, are available less than a mile from the Nuuk Air... Read More »

Why did Leif Ericson go to Greenland?

According to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it generally is accepted that Leif Ericson, son of Eric the Red, became the first European explorer to set foot in North America in 1000 or 1... Read More »