Nuuluk Island

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Nuuluk
Nuuluk Island is located in Greenland
Nuuluk Island
Nuuluk Island (Greenland)
Geography
Location Greenland
Coordinates 73°32′40″N 55°58′00″W / 73.54444°N 55.96667°W / 73.54444; -55.96667Coordinates: 73°32′40″N 55°58′00″W / 73.54444°N 55.96667°W / 73.54444; -55.96667
Archipelago Upernavik Archipelago
Country
Greenland
Municipality Qaasuitsup

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

Geography[edit]

Nuuluk 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 Anarusuk Island in the southeast by a small Ikerasaarsuk channel. The inner waterways of Tasiusaq Bay separate it from Qallunaat Island in the northwest, Saattorsuaq Island in the west, and Aappilattoq Island in the south.[1]

Coastline[edit]

The highest point on the island is a 390 m (1,280 ft) hill in the southern part of the island. The coastline of the island is undeveloped, with Iterlissuaq bay the only indentiation in the north.[1]

References[edit]

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