Illoorfik Island

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Illoorfik
Illoorfik.jpg
Aerial view of Illorfik Island off Nuussuaq Peninsula
Illoorfik Island is located in Greenland
Illoorfik Island
Illoorfik Island (Greenland)
Geography
Location Greenland
Coordinates 74°10′50″N 57°01′30″W / 74.18056°N 57.02500°W / 74.18056; -57.02500Coordinates: 74°10′50″N 57°01′30″W / 74.18056°N 57.02500°W / 74.18056; -57.02500
Archipelago Upernavik Archipelago
Country
Greenland
Municipality Qaasuitsup

Illoorfik Island (old spelling: Igdlôrfik) is a small, uninhabited island in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland. The island is a single flooded mountain of 341 m (1,119 ft).[1]

Geography[edit]

Illoorfik Island is located in the southern part of Inussulik Bay, just off the northern coast of Nuussuaq Peninsula, in the northern part of Upernavik Archipelago.[1] The closest settlement is Nuussuaq, approximately 7.5 km (4.7 mi) to the southwest of the island, on the other side of Nuussuaq Peninsula.

References[edit]

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