not so green

aerial photos of greenland and beyond

West Greenland coast

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Coastal islands in West Greenland

This series of images by Flickr user ascendent shows three different locations in West Greenland. The first image shows the low-lying islands on the coast of West Greenland, south of Disko Island. The small island in the lower left is called Sallersuaq.


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Rypedalen Valley, Disko Island, West Greenland

This image shows the Rypedalen Valley on West Greenland's Disko Island. A glacial river runs from the western portion of Disko's central icecap (hidden by clouds at the top of the image) and flows into Avangnarput Fjord, just beyond the lower portion of the image.


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Isortok Fjord, West Greenland

The third image shows the steep mountains lining the fjords of West Greenland. This fjord in the foreground here is Isortok, and the smaller fjord in the background is Eqalussussuit.


Photos taken: Various dates

Photos by: ascendent

Route: Various

Not so green showcases aerial photographs from Greenland and from around the world taken by Flickr users, and locates each image on a map using Google Maps and Google Earth. More details.

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