Ateqanngitsorsuaq Island

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Ateqanngitsorsuaq
Ateqanngitsorsuaq Island is located in Greenland
Ateqanngitsorsuaq Island
Geography
Location Greenland
Coordinates 73°13′30″N 55°52′00″W / 73.22500°N 55.86667°W / 73.22500; -55.86667Coordinates: 73°13′30″N 55°52′00″W / 73.22500°N 55.86667°W / 73.22500; -55.86667
Archipelago Upernavik Archipelago
Country
Greenland
Municipality Qaasuitsup

Ateqanngitsorsuaq Island (old spelling: Ateqángitsorssuaq) is an uninhabited island in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.

Geography[edit]

Ateqanngitsorsuaq Island is located in the outer belt of islands in Tasiusaq Bay, in the south-central part of Upernavik Archipelago. In the south, it is separated from sibling Innaarsuit Island by a very narrow channel. Unlike the latter, it is mountainous, with the highest point reaching 516 m (1,693 ft) in an unnammed summit in the center of the island.[1]

The inner waterways of Tasiusaq Bay separate it from Qaqaarissorsuaq Island in the northeast. Several skerries buffer the eastern coast of the island.[1]

References[edit]

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