Dating i gronland


26-Jun-2017 14:45

Green: Dorset Culture; blue: Thule Culture; red: Norse Culture; yellow: Innu; orange: Beothuk.In prehistoric times, Greenland was home to several successive Paleo-Eskimo cultures known today primarily through archaeological finds.) is an autonomous constituent country within the Kingdom of Denmark between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

The capital, Nuuk, held the 2016 Arctic Winter Games.

At 70%, Greenland has one of the highest shares of renewable energy in the world, mostly coming from hydropower.

The early Viking settlers named the island as Greenland.

In the early 18th century, Scandinavian explorers reached Greenland again.

To strengthen trading and power, Denmark-Norway affirmed sovereignty over the island. Greenland was settled more than a thousand years ago by Vikings (of Norwegian origin), who had previously settled Iceland to escape persecution from the King of Norway and his central government.

Greenland is divided into four municipalities – Sermersooq, Kujalleq, Qaasuitsup, and Qeqqata.