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16 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Greenland

Updated September 13, 2022

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The Arctic is littered with tiny "islands" that appear and then vanish—for a century, scientists have been trying to figure out why.

In 1931, Scientists Hunted Ghost Islands in the Arctic With a Zeppelin

The recent discovery of the world's northernmost "island" recalls the groundbreaking work of the international Polarfahrt team more than 90 years ago.
A satellite image from March 7, 2022, shows swirls of sea ice that resemble smoke—or a spectral apparition—against the deep blue North Atlantic.

The Wild and Wonderful Whorls of Brash Ice

Wandering currents and spring thaws make sea ice in East Greenland look like curls of smoke.
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