Greenland made headlines over the weekend as President Donald Trump expressed interest in the possibility of buying the semi-autonomous Danish territory in the Arctic from Denmark. The prime minister of Denmark called the idea 'absurd.'
It wouldn't be the first time an American leader has tried to buy the world's largest island. In 1946, the U.S. proposed to pay Denmark $100 million to buy Greenland after flirting with the idea of swapping land in Alaska for strategic parts of the Arctic island.
Here are some scenes from Greenland, the world's largest island: