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Greenland is actually full of ice,” they said, “and Iceland is actually green!
The result will be an epic cold air outbreak, with much of the coldness being channeled southward from Greenland.After the Blizzard, 100 Million People Will Be Hit With Freezing Air From the North Pole|Eric Holthaus|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1995, the school went global, holding class in Greenland and including Santas from Ireland to South Africa.Perfect Your Ho-Ho-Ho’s at the Top Santa-Training School|Nina Strochlic|December 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Norwegians says the man in red resides in Drøbak; the Danes send their wish lists to Greenland.
“We are now losing 300 cubic kilometer of ice a year in Greenland,” said Wadhams.The End of the Arctic? Ocean Could be Ice Free by 2015|Mark Hertsgaard|December 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
While, to propitiate intending settlers, he said he had been to Greenland, and so the land got a sunny name.
"It is often said in Greenland that the Huntsman's eyes are capable of turning curses on whomsoever he will," Gard said heavily.The Vinland Champions|Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
We can make them an honourable appendage to our nation; but Greenland, with your resources, might become another Alaska.'Ten Years Near the German Frontier|Maurice Francis Egan
The eastern coast of Greenland advances perpendicularly northward.A Winter Amid the Ice|Jules Verne
The morning comes, cold for a July one; but such a festivity would make Greenland smile.The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
Old Norse Groenland, so named by its discoverer (986 C.E.) because "it would induce settlers to go there, if the land had a good name":
Hann gaf nafn landinu ok kallaði Groenland, ok kvað menn þat myndu fysa þangat farar, at landit ætti nafn gott. [Islendingabok, 1122-1133]