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|Worlds largest dog sleigh you can see at Ilulissat Airport.|
It's 23 meters long (75.5 ft), 3 meters wide (9.8 ft).
1994 it was adopted in Guiness Book of World Records after a ride of 110 meters (361 ft) with 108 passengers pulled by 260 dogs.
|Ilulissat (Jakobshavn) Icefjord in West Greenland. The greatest icefjord in the world. The iceberg that sunk Titanic propably came from here. North of the fjorg is the city Ilulissat.||01/31/2006||3,139|
|The construction began 1997 and was opened for traffic 1999 with flights twice a week with a DASH 7 from Kangerlussuaq. Before 1999 you flew from Kangerlussuaq to Ilulissat by DASH 7 and from Ilulissat to Upernavik by a Sikorski S-61 helicopter. A trip could sometimes take a whole day because of weather conditions.|
To make the airport the west side of the mountain Livets Top (Top...
|The great greenlandic/danish polar explorer Knud Rasmussen was born here on june 7th. 1879. Today it houses Ilulissat Museum with the history of Knud Rasmussen and the arctic world of Greenland.|
|This is Hotel Arctic in Ilulissat, the world’s most northerly 4 star hotel with a 5 star conference centre.|
It has a great vue out towards Ilulissat Icefjord, especially nights in the summer when the sun still shines.
Famous are the 5 silver igloo's to the left used as hotel apartments.
|Santa's Village "theme park" in Illinois. More info...||08/13/2005||441|
|On the Island of Uummannaq is the turf house of Santa Claus.|
In 1989 it was featured in the Danish TV-station DR's Christmas Calendar "Nissebanden i Grønland" (can't be translated to English).
North of the site there are some Panoramio Photos showing it but at the wrong location.
|This mail box is also the biggest in the world.|
When children from around the world write Santa in Greenland the letters lands in this box. They are then emptyed on december 24th. and Santa and his helpers write them back before he flews out aroound the world with presents.
The mail box was in 2006 moved to a new and more visible place for all.
|This file has the North Pole rendered out in Google Earth. Also on Christmas Eve, Santa, his reindeer and a sleigh full of gifts departs the North Pole and visits all the good children throughout the world. Hundreds of locations will be visited and at all the locations, where Santa was sighted, Santa will leave a gift that opens up Christmas Day. Also watch throughout the year as the scene at t...||12/22/2006||4,885|
|In Nanortalik a hunter (unfortunatelu not that clear) has come back to harbor after having been on seal hunting. All of the seal is is used, the fur is sold to companies like Eskimo Pels made to coats, gloves, bags etc. The meat they use as food for themself or is sold at the gunters sales area called Braedtet. In North Greenland the sleigh dogs are also fed with it.|
|The airport is named for the historic city of Carthage, located just north of the airport.|
IATA Airport Code TUN.
|It was in May 2001 that work on airfield refurbishment, modernisation and restyling began. It was hardly seven months later, in November of the same year, that Le Castellet Airport became an upmarket international business airport and the No. 2 airport of the Var. A veritable record!|