GREENLAND, THE LARGEST ISLAND on our planet, contains some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth. The majority of the land remains unspoiled and untouched, much like when the early Inuit and Norse settlers arrived thousands of years ago.

For a country that is almost completely covered in ice you will find an incredible variety of scenery here. From the summer midnight sun to the winter Aurora Borealis, iceberg strewn fjords to sharp peaks rising 10,000 feet, barren Arctic tundra to the expansive ice sheet, it’s hard to find anywhere as unique and naturally diverse as Greenland.

All images by Mads Pihl, unless stated otherwise.

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Exploring the mountains around Tasiilaq

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Arctic flowers bloom on the rocky beach cliffs in Ilulissat

Photo by Lurie Belgurschi

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The mighty glaciers of East Greenland

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Creeping ice calves into Iluliartoq Lake

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The setting sun leaves behind a painting in the sky

Photo by Glenn Mattsing

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Rocky giants near Tasiilaq

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Aurora Borealis over a remote fjord

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A million pieces of ice in Ammassalik Fjord

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Relaxing in the Uunartoq Hot Springs

Photo by Camilla Hey

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Towers of ice off the coast of East Greenland

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A river runs through the mountains near Tasiilaq

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Sunrise at Russell Glacier near Kangerlussuaq

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Criss-crossing melt water rivers

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Arctic dreaming in West Greenland

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Sunset silhouettes in Disko Bay

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Dreamlike mountains over Tasiilaq

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Soaring over Sugar Loaf Mountain

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Ice as far as the eye can see

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King of the world on Ukkusissat Mountain

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A glimpse of sunshine on the Kangaamiut Archipelago

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