Mattaangassut Island

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mattaangassut
Mattaangassut Island is located in Greenland
Mattaangassut Island
Mattaangassut Island (Greenland)
Geography
Location Greenland
Coordinates 73°33′20″N 56°44′00″W / 73.55556°N 56.73333°W / 73.55556; -56.73333Coordinates: 73°33′20″N 56°44′00″W / 73.55556°N 56.73333°W / 73.55556; -56.73333
Archipelago Upernavik Archipelago
Country
Greenland
Municipality Qaasuitsup

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

Geography[edit]

Mattaangassut Island is located in Tasiusaq Bay, in the north-central part of Upernavik Archipelago. It is separated from Nutaarmiut Island in the southeast by a narrow Ikerasakassak strait, and from Qallunaat Island in the east by the waterways of Tasiusaq Bay.[1]

References[edit]

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