Friday, 2 November 2018

Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. July 26, 27 & 28, 2018

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July 26
 Above & Below:  Cruise ship Hanseatic anchored off the community.  It stayed overnight.
 Below:  Several views of the landscape and glaciers in the area.

 More about Kangerlussuaq, Click Here.

 More Here.

 What to do when you are hanging around the airport, Click Here.

 Information about the airport, Click Here.  You will notice there are no photos of the airport; that's because I did not get there.
 Above:  Docking facility.  Not deep enough for most ships.
Below:  Tanker Orasila pumping fuel ashore using a floating hose.  More about M.H. Simonsen ApS, the company that owns this tanker, Click Here.

July 27
 Above & Below:  Hanseatic just before leaving for other locales.  Renamed RCGS Resolute in October 2018.  RCGS = Royal Canadian Geographical Society.
RCGS info Here.  They also publish a lovely magazine, Here.
 More on the Hanseatic, Click Here.
 Below:  Orasila still pumping fuel ashore.

July 28
 Above:  A closer view of the landing facility.  We were too large to tie up there.
 Above & Below:  Photos courtesy of the Captain.
 Below:  Official-looking boat approaches us at our anchorage.