The small village of Saqqaq, home to less than 200 people, is located in the southwestern part of the Nuussuaq Peninsula in western Greenland. The area boasts a rugged coastline sprinkled with icebergs stranded here after breaking off the nearby Jakobshavn Glacier. The settlement was founded in 1755 as Solsiden, Danish for "Sunny Side”. On the other side of Nuussuaq Peninsula, archaeologists have excavated the remains of an ancient Arctic culture, later named the Saqqaq culture. View more
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