Until 2006, Arctic Umiaq Line had provided ferry services from Nuuk to Upernavik, calling at Uummannaq, Ilulissat, and Aasiaat within the Qaasuitsup municipality. M/S Sarpik Ittuk−which serviced Disko Bay, Uummannaq Fjord and the Upernavik Archipelago−was sold in 2006 to Nova Cruising, a company from The Bahamas. Since then the ferry services of AUL are available only southwards from Ilulissat, operated with the remaining ship, M/S Sarfaq Ittuk.
The cargo/passenger boat Pajuttaat of Royal Arctic Line links Uummannaq with Upernavik. Individual transport and sightseeing boats can be chartered from the Uummannaq Tourist Service. The island is often visited by cruise ships, such as Norway's Hurtigruten.
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... and back, and from northern Africa to the Baltic Sea ... raw material, amber was transported from the North Sea and Baltic Sea coasts overland by way of the Vistula and Dnieper rivers to Italy, Greece, the Black Sea ... Czech Republic and Slovakia) to the head of the Adriatic Sea (modern Gulf of Venice) ...
... It has been suggested that the Casluhite Philistines formed part of the "Sea Peoples" who repeatedly attacked Egypt during the later Nineteenth Dynasty ... in Year 8 is the description of the fate of the Sea Peoples ... us that, having brought the imprisoned Sea Peoples to Egypt, he "settled them in strongholds, bound in my name ...
... As a result, marine channels, navigable rivers and sea crossings formed the trade routes of historic and ancient civilisations ... For example, the Mediterranean Sea was known to the Romans as the inner sea because the Roman empire spread around its coasts ... Wars were fought at sea over the control of important resources ...
... The Quartermaster Award is also the highest rank in the Sea Scouts, BSA, an older youth (13-21) co-ed program ... is in the Netherlands the assistant patrol leader of a Sea Scout patrol (Bak), in Flanders it is the patrol leader of a Sea Scout patrol (Kwartier) ...
... Greece and the second largest in the eastern Mediterranean Sea (after Cyprus) ... It is located in the southern part of the Aegean Sea separating the Aegean from the Libyan Sea ...
Famous quotes containing the word sea:
“The Sea Tiger was built to fight. She deserves a better epitaph than Commissioned 1940. Sank 1941. Engagements, none. Shots fired, none. Now you cant let her go that way. Thats like a beautiful woman dying an old maid.”
—Stanley Shapiro (19251990)
“Thus hulling in
The wild sea of my conscience, I did steer
Toward this remedy, whereupon we are
Now present here together.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“When the fierce north-western blast
Cools sea and land so far and fast,
Thou already slumberest deep;
Woe and want thou canst outsleep;
Want and woe, which torture us,
Thy sleep makes ridiculous.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)