Nuuk

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Nuuk

 (no͝ok) or Godt·håb (gôt′hôp′)
The capital and largest town of Greenland, in the southwest part of the island on an inlet of the Labrador Sea. The town was founded in 1721 by a Norwegian missionary.

Nuuk

(nuːk)
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(Placename) the capital of Greenland, in the southwest: the oldest Danish settlement in Greenland, founded in 1721. Pop: 14 350 (2004 est). Danish name (official name until 1979): Godthaab
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During February parts of the Arctic were 16C warmer than usual and earlier this summer, Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, was hotter than New York City.
Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, is soon to become a major hub for exporting uranium thanks to legislation passed last month by Denmark's government.
The iron ore deposit is located 150km (about 90 miles) from Nuuk, the capital of Greenland.
Cairn announced in June that they had begun drilling in two wells about 100 miles off Nuuk, the capital of Greenland.