Greenland is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Though physiographically a part of the continent of North America, Greenland has been politically and culturally associated with Europe (specifically Norway and later Denmark) for more than a millennium. In 2008, the people of Greenland passed a referendum supporting greater autonomy; 75% of votes cast were in favour. Greenland is, in terms of area, the world's largest island,over three-quarters of which is covered by the only contemporary ice sheet outside of Antarctica. With a population of 56,370(2013, it is the least densely populated country in the world.
Photo taken from aircraft about 10000 metres altidude.
- Copyright: Sezai Sahmay (sahmay) (1371)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-10-09
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon D 90, NIKKOR AF-S DX 18-105MM F/3.5-5.6G ED VR
- Exposure: f/8, 1/1000 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-01-19 15:01