Photographer's Note

The three cannons are fired in the spring when the first supply ship is seen entering Ammassalik Fjord. This informs the residents of Ammassalik Island that provisions have arrived! The last supply ship brings provisions in August.

On a guided walking tour of Tasiilaq led by Mickey of Arctic Wonderland Tours. Tasiilaq is the largest settlement in East Greenland with a population of a little less than 2,000 residents it is the seventh largest town in Greenland. Located on Ammassalik Island which is 62 miles south of the Arctic Polar Circle. Tasiilaq can only be reached via helicopter or boat.

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