Greenland (Island week 6)

It’s surprises me that in 6 years of island-themed posts, and our frequently-documented obsession with all things “largest”, that the Google Sightseeing team have yet to feature Greenland1, the largest of all islands. At its most northerly point Greenland is only 740km from the North Pole, and from there southwards it spans an enormous area – over 2 million km2. Unfortunately that space is largely uninhabitable ice, with the Inuit-majority population recorded at just over 56,000. This makes Greenland the least densely populated dependency or country in the world. In some of the stitched-together satellite photos you can…

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