Mestersvig – University of Copenhagen

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Photo credit: Polog Aps, Copenhagen.

Mestersvig is a military outpost with a runway and a permanent population of two people located 200 km north of Ittoqqortoormiit (formerly Scoresbysund) on the east coast. The runway was originally built to serve nearby mining explorations.