Day Two Mug Shots, Profiles,and Fun Photos

Nuuk

Male Birth Weight 15 oz. Light tawny coat with dark mask and ears Light Green Collar

Male Birth Weight 15.0 oz Light Tawny with dark mask and ears Light Green Collar
Male
Birth Weight 15.0 oz
Light Tawny with dark mask and ears
Light Green Collar

Nuuk (nuke or nook or new’-uck) is the capital and largest city. It is the world’s most northern capital and one the smallest, by population. The name means “cape”  and refers to its location at the end of a fjord.

Qaanaaq

Blue Front

Female Birth Weight 12 oz. Gray and Tan Blue Collar
Female
Birth Weight 12 oz.
Dark Tawny with dark mask and ears
Blue Collar

Qaanaaq (kah’-knack or kah’-knock) is Greenland’s northern-most town, in  the northwest, formerly Thule, which was set up as a military base.

Aasiaat

White Front

Male Birth Weight 12.3 oz. Gray and Tan White Collar
Male
Birth Weight 12.3 oz.
Gray and Tan
White Collar

Aasiaat (ah-shot’) is in western Greenland, and is the 5th largest town, located at the southern end of Disko Bay. Lies in the heart of the Aasiaat Archipelago. The name means “spiders”.

Paamiut

Red Front

Male Birth Weight 13.1 oz Black and Tan Red Collar
Male
Birth Weight 13.1 oz
Black and Tan
Red Collar

Paamiut (Pa’-me-ut) is in southern Greenland on the coast of the Labrador Sea at the end of a small estuary. the name means “Those who Reside by the Mouth”.It was first settled in 1500 BC.

Ilulissat

Gold Front

Female Birth Weight 11.1 oz. Dark Tawny with dark mask Gold Collar
Female
Birth Weight 11.1 oz.
Tawny with dark mask and ears
Gold Collar

Ilulissat (i-loo’-li-sat those are short i’s) is on the west coast, and was formerly called Jacobshavin, which was a trading post. Ilulissat is the Kalaallisut word for “icebergs”. Here is the Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was the birthplace of explorer Knud Rasmussen.

Kulusuk

Yellow Front

Female Birth Weight 12.8 oz Black and Tan Yellow Collar
Female
Birth Weight 12.8 oz
Black and Tan
Yellow Collar

Kulusuk (kuh’-lusk) is on the island of Sermersook in the southeast, and means “Chest of a Black Guillemot” (a black seabird with a white wing patch).

Kalaallit

Pink Front

Female Birth Weight 13.2 oz Black and Tan Pink Collor
Female
Birth Weight 13.2 oz
Black and Tan
Pink Collar

Kalaallit Nunaat (Kah’-lah-lit new naht) is the Inuit name for Greenland. It is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark.

Narsaq

Black Front

Female Birth Weight 11.6 oz Gray and Tan Black Collar
Female
Birth Weight 11.6 oz
Gray and Tan
Black Collar

Narsaq (nar’-zak) is an agricultural town in the south of the island. Its name means “plains” and refers to the plain it sits on. Its mainstays are fishing and sheep farming.

Tasiilaq

Dark Green Front

Female Birth Weight 13.3 oz Gray and Tan Dark Green Collar
Female
Birth Weight 13.3 oz
Gray and Tan
Dark Green Collar

Tasiilaq (Ta-zee-eye’-lack or tahsh’-lack)is a southeastern town founded in 1894. It is located in a deep fjord.

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