Jørgen Brøndlund Fjord

Jørgen Brønlund Fjord

Jørgen Brønlund Fjord (occasionally: Brønlund Fjord), located at the southern shore of the namesake fjord in Peary Land, northern Greenland, was a radio station and until 1950 the northernmost permanent outpost of the world, at . Since then, Alert, a Canadian settlement, and more recently the Russian settlement of Barneo holds this distinction. Brøndlund Fjord, the fjord, is about 30 km long and 1 to 2 km wide, and opens out to Independence Fjord from the north, with its mouth at .

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