Results for: Greenland

In Greenland

Where is Greenland?

Greenland is an autonomous region of the European country ofDenmark, and consists of a vast island stretching from the NorthAtlantic Ocean to the Arctic Ocean along the northe ( Full Answer )
In Large Ships

Why is Greenland named Greenland?

It is I think named because it has a lot of trees and things that are green.
In Geography

What if US was on Greenland?

I don't understand your question, but if the United States were in the same latitude as Greenland, then the temperature would quite obviously be a lot lower, as they would be ( Full Answer )
In Large Ships

Why was Greenland called Greenland?

Although the coasts of the island are very green in the summer when they are ice-free, it may have been part of the colonization efforts by its discoverer, Erik the Red (Danis ( Full Answer )
In History of Maritime

Why did the vikings name Greenland Greenland?

Some danish guy named it Greenland because it sounded good. Though some people say he called it Grundland (Groundland) and somehow it became Grønland (Greenland)...
In Greenland

Where in Greenland are greenlanders located?

Only near the coast, because those are the only ice-free areas. The highest populations are on the southeast and southwest coasts.
In Greenland

What can you do in Greenland?

nothing, its just a island 15 times bigger than the uk that is covered with snow so you can just have snowball fights
In Greenland

Does Greenland have wildlife?

yes of course as with every where else. The waters surrounding greenland are very rich and so there is a huge number of marine mammals ranging from large numbers of walrus, to ( Full Answer )
In Greenland

What is the poputation of Greenland?

According to a 2007 estimation, the populaton is around 56, 344. In all honesty, however, the population is probably larger than that now.
In Travel & Places

Why did the vikings call greenland greenland?

Leif Erikson went to greenland and even though greenland had so much ice on it he wanted to attract people there and called it greenland