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Thule Air Base

Qaanaaq, Greenland
719 474 3840
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United States Coast Guard International Ice Patrol

Temporary Duty at USAF Base Thule for thirty days each year for three years in late 60's early... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2015
SouthernDew
Icebergs dead ahead

Went here on a business trip in June 2006. If you ever get a chance then just go do it. There are... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
beckycronis
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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13 Jul 2015
“United States Coast Guard International Ice Patrol”
8 Jul 2015
“Icebergs dead ahead”
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Qaanaaq, Greenland
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

Temporary Duty at USAF Base Thule for thirty days each year for three years in late 60's early seventies. Flying every day counting and plotting ice burgs. The facilities on the base were outstanding...chow hall, club, theater, bowling. The TDY barracks were Quonsat Huts but...More

1  Thank SouthernDew
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Went here on a business trip in June 2006. If you ever get a chance then just go do it. There are ice caves, icebergs, fjords, unique flowers and fauna of the region. Then landscape is a true testament to being at the top of...More

6  Thank beckycronis
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Lots to see and do, we visited in the summer but could still see icebergs and glaciers, and the wether was in the 50s, (°F) so not terrible. It's a very interesting place that not many get to visit. The base offers activities and sightseeing...More

4  Thank pinkbird_creates
Reviewed 1 July 2015

A very special experience watching the sun go around (well above the horizon) 24 hours a day. The rocky landscape bursts into colors of the rainbow with small blooms and large blooms for about a week. Otherwise it is rock or ice. MANY THINGS TO...More

3  Thank 467early
Reviewed 18 March 2015

This was an interesting trip. I was on the plane that DB Cooper jumped out of and we landed in a white out. We could not let the tail down to get off the plane for 2 hrs because of the winds. It was 32...More

3  Thank Shannon A
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Lived there for a year in '08-'09. It's one of those things that you see it once and that's it. 24 hours of darkness for 3 months. 24 hours of sunlight for 4 months. Icebergs floating by. Station Alert. The snow. More snow. It all...More

4  Thank Butters B
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Don't go here unless you have work to do = or take alot of paper and write "The Great American Novel" - After you explore around town for 2 days, there really is not much else to do. The Food and Booze is reasonably priced.

6  Thank EGAdams
Reviewed 20 April 2014

I stayed here on business in July of 2011 so things may have changed. I was here for three weeks along with two co-workers. The rooms were clean but small. There is no personal bathroom or shower in your room. There is a communal bathroom...More

6  Thank RatherBScanninG
Reviewed 2 June 2011

Not many places like that in the world! Where else can you go bowling or catch a movie with the North Pole only a thousand miles away? The Inland Ice is not far away and a hike on that is one of the greatest things...More

12  Thank Farcin
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