Swiss Polar Institute Website Expedition GLACE

Facts

Nuuk
Capital of Greenland
44
Scientists on board
15
Scientific projects on board
60
Vessel Crew
Photo by Konrad Steffen @ WSL
Photo by Konrad Steffen @ WSL
Greenlandic Inuit, Danes and other Europeans
Ethnic groups
Greenlandic Danish Faroese Icelandic Norwegian English
Main languages spoken in Greenland
about 84% of Greenland is covered with ice
Ice cover
Photo by Konrad Steffen @ WSL
Photo by Konrad Steffen @ WSL
2’166’086 km2
Total area of Greenland
55’877
Population (1 January 2018)
0.028/km2
Population density (comparison: Switzerland: 212.1/km2 )
Danish krone
Currency
7'250 nm (Nautical Miles)
Total distance covered by GLACE
62
Number of days on board
Gunnbjørns Fjeld, 3694
m a.s.l.
Highest mountain
Photo by Konrad Steffen @ WSL
Photo by Konrad Steffen @ WSL
Photo by Konrad Steffen @ WSL
Photo by Konrad Steffen @ WSL