Greenland Margins

Margins are the start and end boundaries of a journey

COASTLINE

A Greenland Coastline margin is any coastal point at sea level.

Any Greenland journey utilising coastline margins is called a Full Expedition or Full Crossing (Full refers to full-length).

Example: Isortoq to Kangerlussuaq

Notes:

  • A Full Crossing of Greenland must start and end on a coastline margin

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INNER PERIMETER

A Greenland Inner Perimeter margin is any point on the ice sheet edge that is above sea level.

Any Greenland journey utilising inner perimeter margins is called an Expedition or Crossing.

Example: Point 660 to Isortoq Hut

Note:

  • A Crossing of Greenland must not start or end on an inland margin


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INLAND

An Inland margin is any point above the ice sheet perimeter.

Any Greenland journey utilising an inland perimeter margin is called an Inland Expedition or Inland Crossing.

Example: Start above eastern icefall to Point 660

Note:

  • An inland crossing will have at least one inland margin


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