EarthCache GC20EV9 by kallehaugerne
Location: Greenland N 69° 12.078 W 051° 07.640’
Geocaching has a special way of introducing us to incredible places and showcasing important history, all while getting us outside. Situated on Greenland’s western coast, the Ilulissat Icefjord, provides a unique opportunity for scientists and geocachers alike to witness glacial movement up close.
Source: The Ilulissat Icefjord – Geocache of the Week
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Sydkyst is home to Stevns Klint, which bears testimony to the impact of the Chicxulub meteorite that’s believed to have wiped out the dinosaurs
Source: Notes from Sydkyst, Denmark
Greenland is one of travel’s last frontiers. Explore its cultural and natural wonders without leaving home through these 25 photos.
Source: Preview the natural wonders of Greenland on this virtual tour
In a new series about memorable encounters, the writer recalls the time she spent with a family whose way of life is threatened by the climate crisis…
Source: Staying with a hunter showed me Greenland beyond the tourist brochures
The hiking in Denmark is some of the best in the world (whether everyone knows this or not). Check everything that everything the trails in Denmark have to offer, including…
Source: The Best Hikes in Denmark: Where are They and What to Know in 2020
This is the seventh post in a series called “From the Outside In,” about the experiences of teaching and researching Canadian environmental history by scholars from other countries. In conversations with Canadians Robert Christian Thomsen has sometimes detected what to a Dane with a passion for Canadian society and culture is a perplexing diffidence regarding the youthfulness, even the unsophisticated quality of heritage imprint of settler society on the Canadian environment.
Source: To Be or Not to Be Authentic: Heritage and Environment at Kronborg Castle and Halifax Citadel
There are so many under-the-radar places to visit in Denmark. Here are the top places to visit that aren’t Copenhagen!
Source: 11 Places to Visit in Denmark (That Aren’t Copenhagen) • The Blonde Abroad
Discover the most impressive runestones from the Viking Age and even earlier. This historic form of writing can be seen all across Scandinavia to this day. The recent discovery of several Viking ship graves in Norway has lifted interest in Viking history to new heights.
Source: Scandinavian Runestones: Viking History in Plain Sight
Just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you can’t explore the outside world…
Source: Denmark’s world heritage
While there’s no doubting the fascinating burial ship discoveries being made, some truly remarkable Viking artifacts exist in plain sight throughout Scandinavia: runestones.
Source: The Stunning Viking Runestones Of Scandinavia
Hedeby was a key Danish settlement during the Viking Age that was located near the southernmost end of the Jutland Peninsula. It was established in the 8th century.
Source: What Was Hedeby?
There are more than just seven natural wonders of the world. From waterfalls to mountains, read for Insider’s list of the most beautiful places around the world to see in your lifetime.
Source: 40 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime
The Renaissance may have ended in the 17th century, but remnants of that age remain to this day in the form of castles and buildings.
Source: The 10 Most Amazing Renaissance Buildings That Are Still Standing
Denmark’s charms and confections certainly aren’t confined to Copenhagen’s city limits.
Source: Denmark: Great Danish forays in wider Copenhagen
For those in the Greenlandic town of Ilulissat, it’s also an enchanting neighbor.
Source: The World’s Fastest Glacier Is Loud, Dangerous, and Transfixing
Find out about Denmark’s seven UNESCO heritage sites including the village of Christiansfeld, Jelling runestones, Stevns Klint, and the Wadden Sea. Learn about each site, when it was classified as a heritage site, and the history of each location.
Source: A Guide to the UNESCO Sites in Denmark