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Icebergs at Cape York,Greenland

Cape York

Lakes, mountains and Icebergs

Information about Cape York

In northwest Greenland in Melville Bay, the ice sheet comes right down to the coast, separating the very northwest part of Greenland from the rest of western Greenland.

Cape York is one of the first locations on this northwest coast that has tundra and lakes to explore. The mountains and icebergs match this remote location that, in many ways, has far more of a link with the Canadian Arctic, rather than Greenland.

It is one of the most important locations in NW Greenland for breeding seabirds and it can be good for marine mammals. Including traditional hunting ground, whalers and explorers have also visited the area, and the family of Admiral Robert Peary's family placed a monument in honour of his explorations on the cape.

Nice area to explore the tundra and enjoy the magnificent views.

Pictures of Cape York

Icebergs at Cape York,Greenland
Albatros Expedition wake of Eric the red

Highlights Close to Cape York

Animals in Cape York

Our trips to Cape York

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