Visit Uummannaq, Greenland


Your journey begins in Uummannaq, a remote community surrounded by dramatic landscapes and iceberg-filled waters where whales are a common sighting.

Today you make a visit to Uummannaq in Greenland. This isolated community depends on fishing and the local fish-processing factory for their livelihood and as you travel around the town you will see signs of this industry, as well as a granite church and the country’s northernmost ferry terminal. The village lies at the foot of the Uummannaq Mountain, a heart-shaped basalt landmark whose name translates as ‘in the shape of a seal’s heart’.

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