Documentation and dissemination of the history of Denmark in Greenland and the Arctic

The Danish Arctic Institute makes a number of online knowledge databases available for our users for free.

Based on Arctic Institute's archives and other relevant archives the Institute has made four knowledge databases available to the public:

  • East Greenland Place Names 
  • Biographical Encyclopedia 
  • Greenlandic Myths and Stories  
  • Records from the 5th Thule Expedition

Click to the left to see these databases.


Do you have questions or comments to the databases, please contact the Danish Arctic Institute: +45 32 31 50 55 or