Greenland is in the northeast of north America.It is located
between the Arctic Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean.It covers an
area of 2,176,000 square kilometers and it is the world’s largest
85 percent of the area is covered with thick ice and the
average thickness of the ice is 1,500 meters.
It has a population of 56,076 in 1998,90 percent of which
are Eskimos.The official language is Greenlandic.
In Greenland,the main means of transportations are the
ships,helicopters and sledge.
Several kinds of land mammals can be seen on the island:
polar bears,musk ox,reindeer,Arctic foxes,lepus timidus,mink,
and lemmings.There’re seals and whales in the surrounding
Polar night phenomenon occurs in Greenland.Even winter,
there are polar nights for several months.Colorful auroras will
appear over the corner of Greenland.
In summer,a large number of breeding birds come here,
and many plants are growing strong.They are all competing
full use of 24-hour sunshine.