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Sheep and the Qorlortup Itinnera valley near Qassiarsuk, South Greenland

Hiking Greenland – Qassiarsuk – Qorlortup Itinnera – Tasiusaq

I wasn’t greeted with the best weather I’ve had in South Greenland today, but decided to head out to do the Qassiarsuk – Qorlortup Itinnera – Tasiusaq – Qassiarsuk loop hike (yellow, followed by upper red in the below). I had to pass all the way through Qassiarsuk to reach the start of the hike, and that included …

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View from the Narsaq fjord and lakes from the summit of Kvanefjeld in South Greenland

Hiking Greenland – Searching for Tugtupit at Kvanefjeld

It turns out that Narsaq is a mecca for geology buffs (pick me! pick me!  I was actually very tempted to study Geology rather than Astronomy at University) so I was super-excited about hiking to Kvanefjeld to search for Tugtupit (also known as “Reindeer stone”) – a rare mineral only found in a few places in the …

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