Anarusuk Island

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Anarusuk Island is located in Greenland
Anarusuk Island
Location Greenland
Coordinates 73°28′N 55°38′W / 73.467°N 55.633°W / 73.467; -55.633Coordinates: 73°28′N 55°38′W / 73.467°N 55.633°W / 73.467; -55.633
Archipelago Upernavik Archipelago
Municipality Qaasuitsup

Anarusuk Island is an uninhabited island in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.


Anarusuk Island is located in Tasiusaq Bay, in the north-central part of Upernavik Archipelago, on the shores of the inner reaches of Kangerlussuaq Icefjord, which in the northeast separates it from Giesecke Glacier on the mainland of Greenland.[1]

The island is separated from Nuuluk Island in the northwest by a small Ikerasaarsuk channel, from Aappilattoq Island in the west by a small channel of the same name, and by the inner waterways of Tasiusaq Bay from Aukarnersuaq Island in the southeast and Qaqaarissorsuaq Island in the south.[1]


The coastline of the island is developed, with many inlets indenting the coastline in the west.[1]


Name Direction Latitude N Longitude W
Naajakassait Northern Cape 73°31′30″ 55°49′30″
Aappilattuinnakassak Southern Cape 73°22′40″ 55°34′50″
Tulukkat Northwestern Cape 73°30′17″ 55°53′45″


  1. ^ a b c Upernavik, Saga Map, Tage Schjøtt, 1992