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The NorthShore Merchants Collective, an organization of 65 diverse NorthShore businesses, is funding the placement of a mural that will be visible from the north end of Chattanooga's landmark Walnut Street Bridge.
The Qissiat men's choir rehearses inside Qassi, a teacher's college in Nuuk, where choir conductor Tikki Jacobsen teaches music and choir part-time. If you're in Iqaluit Sept.
A bluish haze caused by sulfur dioxide emitted in the Holuhraun eruption could widely be detected in East Iceland over the weekend. The haze was still there this morning, as the weather is still and dry.
An erupting volcano in Iceland has been providing the world with some stunning views, and now a travel company is cashing in on its popularity. The firm is offering the public the chance to fly over the site and get a bird's eye view of the scenery.
An iceberg tunnel in Greenland, where the effects of global warming are evident. Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/travel/activity/cruises/see-the-worlds-biggest-island-now-20140903-3esn1.html#ixzz3Canx6fYR From a distance, the ice stretches forever.
The industrial policy seminar in Nuuk has identified the potential for and barriers to maritime growth in the Arctic regions. More than 70 persons from Danish and Greenland companies, organisations and authorities met for a maritime industrial policy seminar in Nuuk on 2 and 3 September 2014.
The quality of Iceland's locally sourced ingredients offer a memorable journey for visitors' tastebuds. Some restaurants in the capital, Reykjavik, above, serve puffin, reindeer and whale.
Do you remember that feeling of being a kid, running after your older siblings and you just couldn't keep up? Your little feet would move as fast as they could, but still you'd lag behind? Well, that's how I feel these days - the reason being a volcano. Every morning I set my alarm for 06:00, not to jump in the shower, but to refresh every website with volcano news from my home country, Iceland.
The District Commissioner's Office in Husavik, in cooperation with the Department of Civil Protection, decided around 9:00 this morning to lift the inner closure of the eruption site at Holuhraun north of Vatnajokull and permit scientists and reporters to re-enter the area. After waiting for several hours in the cabin in Drekagil canyon close to the eruption site yesterday, the Iceland Review team, which had arrived at the site in the morning, was informed along with other media personnel and scientists that the area would remain closed for the night, and so they decided to drive back to Reykjavik.
Wylee Fitz-Gerald at the Tasermuit fjord in Nanortalik, Greenland, was one of 85 students from across the globe selected to participate in Students on Ice's Arctic Expedition in July.
Updated: Thu Sep 11, 2014 01:19 am
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