Tag Archives: Kangerlussuaq.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Kangerlussuaq 67°00′ N, 50°72′ W 12°C, Overcast 08:00 hrs – Here we are, last morning of our Arctic Safari, anchored in Sondrestrom Fjord, 20 kms from Kangerlussuaq. Up on deck, the surrounding low mountains reach down to the water through … Continue reading

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Kangerlussuaq 67° N, 50.7° W 9°C, sun with clouds Our plane landed at 01:30, Greenland time – two hours ahead of Ottawa. We disembarked and boarded a bus on the tarmac. It followed the dark highway 20 kms out to … Continue reading

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Monday, September 26

Kangerlussuaq – Sondrestrom Fjord 66°57’N  50°57’W -3°C 2 knot winds We anchored at the head of Sondrestrom Fjord. Bags are packed and left outside our cabin doors to be picked up and delivered to the dock where we’ll catch the … Continue reading

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Monday, September 22, 2014

Latitude: 66˚57′ N                  Longitude: 50˚77′ W Speed: 0.8 knots                     Wind: 9.6 knots Temperature: 3.2˚C (37.7˚F) Our last morning aboard ship. The view out the portal is a dull grey sky with a bit of fine rain. We are looking … Continue reading

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The Upcoming Voyage

From September 8 to September 22, I will be travelling through the Northwest Passage as historian on an Adventure Canada Arctic cruise aboard this ship — — the Akademik Sergey Vavilov.       Ice permitting, we’ll weigh anchor in Cambridge … Continue reading

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