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2009-04-23 09:02:17

Officials with the National Science Foundation formally expressed their gratitude to the multi-nation team that rescued a staff member who had been missing from Wednesday evening to Saturday morning from the foundation's research station at Summit, Greenland.

2008-09-12 15:00:23

The Alcatel-Lucent cable ship Ile de Sein landed in the Greenland's capital city Nuuk, the 2,100km section of Tele Greenland's submarine cable network.

2008-09-11 12:00:31

PARIS, France and NUUK, Greenland, September 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) cable ship 'Ile de Sein'* landed today in Nuuk, the 2,100 km section (or trunk cable) of Tele Greenland's submarine cable network.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.