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Greenland

Lets take a quick look at a colder area of the World by taking a cruise through Prince Christian Sound.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Christian_Sound

The Prince Christian Sound (Greenlandic: Ikerasassuaq;[1] Danish:Prins Christians Sund) is a waterway in Southern Greenland. It separates the mainland from Sammisoq (Christian IV Island) and other islands of the Cape Farewell Archipelago near the southernmost tip of Greenland. The name was given in honour of the prince, later king Christian VIII of Denmark.[2]

The Prince Christian Sound connects the Labrador Sea with the Irminger Sea. It is around 100 km (60 miles) long and it is narrow, sometimes only 500 metres (1,600 ft) wide. There is only one settlement along this sound, Aappilattoq. Few from the outside world have visited this village but several years ago I was able to I will publish pictures from this visit at a later time.

The long fjord system is mostly surrounded by steep mountains in general reaching over 1,200 metres (3,900 ft), one of them 2,220 metres (7,280 ft) high[3][4] Many glaciers go straight into its waters where they calve icebergs. There are often strong tidal currents limiting the formation of ice. It has many offshoots, such as Kangerluk to the north midway through the fjord, Ikeq Fjord in the south, and in the west Ilua Fjord, Ikerasaq Fjord (Akuliarutsip Imaa), Utoqqarmiut Fjord (Pamialluup Kujatinngua) and the Torsukattak Fjord.[5]

Small iceberg with opposite rock formation in background
Small iceberg with opposite rock formation in background
Beautiful sharp pointed mountains with little snow on them. I always enjoy reflections.
Retreating Glacier.
Close-up of the previous Glacier, the beautiful blue crags and ridges. The glacier is retreating, but at least still reaches the waters of Prince Christian Sound.
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Arctic Polar Park

Polar Park Arctic Wildlife Center – The world’s northernmost animal park and home to Norway’s large predators such as bears, wolves, and lynx as well as deer, moose, reindeer and muskox.

Polar Park is an animal park in Bardu municipality in the county of Troms.

Opened in 1994, the park is based on exhibiting animals in their natural surroundings which means that each species also gets a lot of room to romp around.

With 1100 dekar (1 dekar = 1000 square meters) in only 12 enclosures, the Polar Park is one of the animal parks in the world with the most area per animal.

It feels like we are taking a walk in the wilderness as we walk the paths around the various enclosures. It is a beautiful area and the snow covered mountains rise all around us. There is a wolf enclosure that has a cottage available for guests to rent where you can howl with the wolves!

Polar Park is more than a traditional zoo. They place great emphasis on animal welfare and give animals large areas to create a habitat as natural as possible for the animals.

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g2416521-d2622319-Reviews-Polar_Park-Bardu_Municipality_Troms_Northern_Norway.html

About Polar Park
Stavangar Norway
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New Mexico Outdoor Photography Snow Spring

Rain & Snow on Spring Blossoms

April 2 and a snow storm!

I got these pictures with a Nikon1 V1 before the rain turned to snow!

The apricot trees are blooming as well as the Nectarine, Cherries, Plums and some Apple trees. With a snow storm at this late date the blossoms are often frozen, which means another year of no fruit. That is life in the high desert at 7000 ft, in New Mexico! BUT it is a wonderful place to live, and a very popular place to visit as we are only 35 miles from Santa Fe, once voted the most desirable place to visit in the world by Conde Nast. Happy Spring to you, and very soon Happy Easter!

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Sledding in Washington State

Sledding in Washington State

A Sledding We Will Go!
Horse drawn Sled

What fun on a snowy day taking a slay ride in a horse drawn sled,across the snowy fields.

A Happy Healthy New Year to all my followers.
Just a simple snow scene to bring back happy memories.

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Happy New Year from Pasadena!

Happy New Year!
Windy and Cold here–Sunny CA yes but—also can get cold—Not quite this cold!


OOPS the Snowman was made in WA last week! Lemon tree in Pasadena.

The Tournament of Roses Parade is Tomorrow! Can’t wait to see it!