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Island Vulnerability explores the challenges which isolated geographies face when dealing with risk and disasters by examining the processes which create, maintain, and could be used to reduce their vulnerability. This page provides photos from Greenland:


Scenery

Silhouette of a bird against a sunset sky.

Sunset bird.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Mountains with the sunrise casting shadows.

Mountain sunrise.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Clouds drifting past mountains along the fjord under a pink sky.

Fjord sunrise.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


A sharp mountain peak.

Mountain peak.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Icefalls.

Icefalls.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Mountains on the fjord under a blue sky.

Mountains on the fjord.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Close-up of an iceberg.

Iceberg.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Close-up of ice.

Ice.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


A piece of ice sculpted like the shape of a whale.

Nature's ice sculpture.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Icicles on a cliff edge by the fjord.

Icicles.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Aerial view of a small inlet.

Fjordscape.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)



People

A choir singing at the Advent concert in Nuuk.

Advent concert in Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Santa Claus lights the Christmas tree in Nuuk.

Santa Claus lights the Christmas tree in Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


A family silhouetted against the Christmas tree in Nuuk.

The Christmas tree in Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Children enjoying sparklers in the snow.

Sparklers.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Skyline bar in Nuuk's Hotel Hans Egede.

Skyline bar in Nuuk's Hotel Hans Egede.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


From Kapisillit.

From Kapisillit.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Three people in a boat in Kapisillit.

People of Kapisillit.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Discussing politics and culture.

Discussing politics and culture.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


A tourist taking a photo of the fjord.

Greenland tourism.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Disembarking from a boat for a walking tour of the abandoned settlement of Qoorngup.

Disembarking for a walking tour of the abandoned settlement of Qoorngup.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


The pilot of a boat on the fjords near Nuuk.

Navigating near Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


View to a balcony of a Nuuk house.

A cosy, neon evening in Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)



Settlements

Looking at an office building in Nuuk.

Office lights in Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Nuuk's cathedral.

Nuuk's cathedral.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


The mountain Sermitsiaq which provides the backdrop to Nuuk.

Sermitsiaq, Nuuk's backdrop.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Bridge beside Ilisimatusarfik (University of Greenland) in Nuuk.

Bridge beside Ilisimatusarfik in Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


The bus stop at Ilisimatusarfik (University of Greenland) in Nuuk.

Ilisimatusarfik's bus stop in Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Selling whale meat in a supermarket in Nuuk.

Whale skin, blubber, and meat being sold in Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


A sculpture with a crescent moon in Nuuk.

Nuuk sculpture at moonset.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Panorama of Nuuk.

Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Reflections on a window inside Ilisimatusarfik (University of Greenland) in Nuuk.

Ilisimatusarfik reflections, Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Turf house in Nuuk.

Turf house in Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Kayaks on shore in Nuuk.

Nuuk kayaks.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Landing guidance for GOH, Nuuk.

Landing guidance at GOH Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Tires in the Nuuk landfill.

Tires of Nuuk?
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Snow falling in Nuuk.

It snew in Nuuk!
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Small flames in the lobby of in Nuuk's Hotel Hans Egede.

Ambiance in the lobby of Nuuk's Hotel Hans Egede.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Whale sushi in Nuuk.

Whale sushi in Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Cod hanging on racks drying in Kapisillit.

Kapisillit cod.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Stairway in Kapisillit leading down to the fjord.

Stairway to the fjord in Kapisillit.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Inside the church of Kapisillit.

Kapisillit's church.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


A bell in Kapisillit.

Kapisillit's bell.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Kapisillit's cemetery.

Kapisillit's cemetery.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


The settlement of Kapisillit.

Kapisillit.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Inside the church in the abandoned settlement of Qoorngup.

Inside the church in the abandoned settlement of Qoorngup.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


View from the church in the abandoned settlement of Qoorngup.

View from the church in the abandoned settlement of Qoorngup.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


The train tracks in the abandoned settlement of Qoorngup.

The train tracks in the abandoned settlement of Qoorngup.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


The fishing factory in the abandoned settlement of Qoorngup.

The fishing factory in the abandoned settlement of Qoorngup.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)



Transport

Flying in an Air Greenland Dash-8 from SFJ, Kangerlussuaq to GOH, Nuuk.

Dash-8 from SFJ, Kangerlussuaq to GOH, Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Air Greenland's Dash-8 at sunset at GOH, Nuuk.

Dash-8 at sunset at GOH, Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Boat trip around Nuuk.

Boat trip around Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Boat on the fjord.

Boat on the fjord near Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)


Air Greenland Dash-8 coming in to land at SFJ, Kangerlussuaq from GOH, Nuuk.

Dash-8 coming in to land at SFJ, Kangerlussuaq from GOH, Nuuk.
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2018.)



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