Adina Sommer`s Rare Antique Maps and Contemporary Art
Carte du Groenland
|Title||Carte du Groenland|
Map shows total Greenland with Island. Greenland is an autonomous constituent country within the Kingdom of Denmark between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Though physiographically a part of the continent of North America, Greenland has been politically and culturally associated with Europe (specifically Norway and Denmark, the colonial powers, as well as the nearby island of Iceland). It is the world's largest island.
Greenland has been inhabited off and on for at least the last 4,500 years by Arctic peoples whose forebears migrated there from what is now Canada. Inuit peoples arrived in the 13th century. Though under continuous influence of Norway and Norwegians, Greenland was not formally under the Norwegian crown until 1262. In the early 18th century, Scandinavian explorers reached Greenland again. To strengthen trading and power. Greenland became a Danish colony in 1814, and was made a part of the Danish Realm in 1953 under the Constitution of Denmark.
|Place of Publication||Paris|
|Dimensions (cm)||19 x 25|
( A reproduction can be ordered individually on request. )