Cruises from Kangerlussuaq
Kangerlussuaq (Danish: Søndre Strømfjord) is a settlement in western Greenland in the Qeqqata municipality, located at the head of a fjord of the same name, and just inside the Arctic Circle. The town lies between glacial-fed Qinnguata Kuussua river to the SE, fjord to the SW, and hills rising sharply to 400m to the north. Russell Glacier and the Greenland ice sheet lie about 22km further east. The town is situated about 190km inland from Davis Strait, at the head of the longest fjord in western Greenland.
The fjord waters have a distinct emerald colouring for several kilometres from Kangerlussuaq due to alluvial sediments, and also quicksand plains.