A Description of Greenland


Hans Egede

Series: Arctic Region and Antarctica Issues and Research
BISAC: SCI030000

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Hans Egede was a Lutheran missionary who launched mission efforts to Greenland. He embarked for Greenland, with his wife and four small children, the 12th of May, 1721; and he landed in Ball’s River, the 3d of July. He established a successful mission among the Inuit and is credited with revitalizing the island.
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