Appaalissiorfik

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Appaalissiorfik
Location of the former Appaalissiorfik settlement
Location of the former Appaalissiorfik settlement
Appaalissiorfik is located in Greenland
Appaalissiorfik
Appaalissiorfik
Location within Greenland
Coordinates: 73°48′30″N 56°35′00″W / 73.80833°N 56.58333°W / 73.80833; -56.58333Coordinates: 73°48′30″N 56°35′00″W / 73.80833°N 56.58333°W / 73.80833; -56.58333
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Greenland
Municipality Qaasuitsup-coat-of-arms.svg Qaasuitsup
Founded 1916[1]
Abandoned 1923[1]
Time zone UTC-03

Appaalissiorfik (old spelling: Agpâligsiorfik) is a former settlement in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland. It was located in the north-central part of Upernavik Archipelago, on the southwestern cape of Qullikorsuit Island, an island in Tasiusaq Bay.[2] The settlement operated between 1916 and 1923.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Petersen, Robert (2003). Settlements, kinship and hunting grounds in traditional Greenland: A comparative study of local experiences from Upernavik and Ammassalik. Danish Polar Center. p. 107. ISBN 978-87-635-1261-9. 
  2. ^ Upernavik, Saga Map, Tage Schjøtt, 1992