Tag: Greenland

Greenland: Government of Denmark is bluffing (updated)

Lars Løkke Rasmussen is bluffing when he threatens the Government of Greenland with eliminating “Bloktilskud”   Abstract Both by a debate in the Danish Folketing  in may and later repeated at a common “Rigsmøde” between the prime ministers of Denmark, Faroe Islands and Greenland the Danish Prime Minister has threatened the Greenlandish Government and Parliament (Naalakkersuisut, Inatsisartut)  that the Danish…

Greenland in squeeze between Denmark and US

By Mikael Hertig Master of Political Science Nuuk Greenland       Geography seems important   The US-Danish relationship When it comes to real war situations, geography is of great importance. Through WW2, Greenland formally continued as a Danish Colony. However, Denmark was unable to supply the Greenlanders with food and other necessary commodities. Denmark was occupied, and the long…

Greenland and the private foreign policy of Hermod Lannung

  Greenland and the private foreign affairs politics of Hermod Lannung   by Thorkild Kjaergaard, dr. phil-   This is a protected translation of the article “Grønland og Hermod Lannung’s private udenrigspolik “, Weekendavisen February 24 2017. Section “Bøger” page  6-7 Translated by Mikael Hertig Author: Thorkild Kjaergaard “If anybody owes somebody an apology it should be Greenland owing Norway…

The Mikael Hertig Photo catalogue Nuuk February 2017

February 2017

portrætfoto af Mikael Hertig

Mikael Hertig
copyright Mikael Hertig

Dear reader!

I proudly hereby present some of my pictures from Nuuk, Greenland. All pictures are uploaded in high resolution. Please enjoy.

We enjoy February, because the light is coming back with a speed from one day to the next you almost are able to feel. At Christmas time, daylength was just 4 hours. At the end of February, we are at 10 hours.

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Pricing:  1 picture 100 $+ postage.

Qinngorput seen from the first roundabout and Marlenesund. Look the sea smoke at the upper right.  250217 Mikael Hertig foto (c)







Apartment buildings and the Sermitsiaq moutain  seen from Sarfilik, Hans Egede Hotel.
Foto Mikael Hertig (c)



The plain  east of  Hans Egede Hotel. Marlene mountains ansd “The Deer” in background . Mikael Hertig photo  (c)


Lyset, der falder på sneen, er orange

Snowdrift in the late afternoon sun February 25 at Qinngorput.
Mikael Hertig foto 2017 (c)



Marlenesund seen from the road from Nuussuaq to  Qinngorput
Mikael Hertig foto 220217 (c)



Nuuk Fjord and the NE side of the Northlands.
Foto 22.02 2017 Mikael Hertig (c)



The Mountain rock “The Deer” is just about 10 km’ away Foreground the roof of a shopping center in Nuuk
Foto Mikael Hertig (c)



Great  Malene Mountain. Facade from public School  Hans Lynge in  foregorund. Februar 2017
Mikael Hertig foto (c)



The distance from the pubs to the church is short  Nuuk. February 2017
Photo Mikael Hertig (c)



Clear blie sky at  Malenesund, Qinngorput,  Nuuk Greenland February
Photo Mikael Hertig (c)








Road from  Qinngorput to  Nuussuaq. Maximim speed in Greenland is  60 km i timen
 Qinngorput west
Mikael Hertig Photo. (c) 2017


Coaster leaving Nuuk  Mikael Hertig Photo  2017 (c)


Nuuk February 21 – Day and weather forecast

February 21. Day and weather forecast The day February 21 Nuuk   Sunrise 8.01 Sunset 17.21 Daylength 9 hours 20 minutes Daylength growth since winter solstice 5 hours 14 minutes Daylength increment from day to day  6 minutes 35 seconds Weather forecast Temperature: – 5 C -> -10 C Overcast. Snowfall through the day Wind. Northwind.  Middlewind 6m/sec rising to…

NUUK day and weather February 19

    The Day February 19: Growth since solstice: 5 hours Sunrise 8.08 Solopgang Sunset 17.15 Solnedgang Daylength 9  hours 6 minutes  Dagslængde Daylength  growth since winter solstice 5 hours 00 minutes Daylength  increment 6 minutes 35 seconds Noon (sun at it’s highest) 12.40 Weather Temperature: -1 C ->  – 5 C Wind: Middle to  mild, East changing to north…

Nuuk Greenland Day’s data and weather forecast February 18

Nuuk: Daylength 9 hours. Weather from noon: Unpleasant     Day’s facts Sunrise (solopgang) 8.12 Sunset (solnedgang) 17.11 Daylength 9 hours 0 minutes ( dagslængde) Daylength growth since winter solstice 4 hours 54 minutes (dagens længde er øget med) Daylength increment 6 minutes 35 seconds     Temperature from – 4 C -> + 2 C -> 0 C Wind:…

A sunny nice Thursday February 16 in Nuuk Greenland

  February 16 Nuuk day data & weather forecast   It seems we are going to a have another bright and pleasant sunny day. Friday should be overcast. The day’s data   Sunrise (solopgang) 8.18 Sunset (solnedgang) 17,05 Daylength (dagens længde) 8 hours 47 minutes Daylength growth since winter solstice (Dagen er blevet længere med efter vintersolhverv) 4 hours and…