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Greenland Arctic Desert and Northernmost Land in the World
Greenland Arctic Desert and Northernmost Land in the World
In northern Greenland precipitation is so low, that many areas can be called Arctic deserts. In particular Peary Land has precipitation levels of only about 25 to 200 mm per year, all as snow, and was not covered by glaciers during the most recent ice age. Peary Land with Oodaaq island is the northernmost land of the world. The coastline is dee ...
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  • Beluga Whales (Delphinapterus leucas), North of Thule, North-West Greenland
  • Thule Air Base, North-West Greenland
  • Arctic desert, Olrik Fjord, Northern Greenland
  • Arctic desert, Olrik Fjord, Northern Greenland
  • Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima), one day old, Thule, North-Westr Greenland
  • Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima), Thule, North-Westr Greenland
  • Arctic desert, Olrik Fjord, Northern Greenland
  • Arctic desert, Olrik Fjord, Northern Greenland
  • Arctic desert, Olrik Fjord, Northern Greenland
  • Waterfall at the Glacier Front of the Greenland Ice Sheet, near Olrik Fjord, North-West Greenland
  • Old Thule, abandoned village, North-West Greenland
  • Old Thule, abandoned village, North-West Greenland
  • Old Thule, abandoned village, North-West Greenland
  • Arctic desert, Olrik Fjord, Northern Greenland
  • Turnstone (Arenaria interpres), Thule, North-West Greenland
  • Arctic desert, Olrik Fjord, Northern Greenland
  • Arctic Willow (Salix arctica), Thule, Greenland
  • Arctic desert, Olrik Fjord, Northern Greenland
  • Peary Land,  northernmost land in the world, Greenland
  • Peary Land, Northern Greenland
  • Peary Land,  northernmost land in the world, Greenland
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