Prinsesse Thyra Island

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Prinsesse Thyra Island
Location of Prinsesse Thyra Island as shown within the map of Greenland
Location of Prinsesse Thyra Island as shown within the map of Greenland
Prinsesse Thyra Island
Location in Greenland
Geography
Location Northeast Greenland National Park
Coordinates 82°0′N 20°15′W / 82.000°N 20.250°W / 82.000; -20.250Coordinates: 82°0′N 20°15′W / 82.000°N 20.250°W / 82.000; -20.250
Area 295 km2 (114 sq mi)
Country
Demographics
Population 0

Prinsesse Thyra Island is an uninhabited island of Greenland with an area of 295 square kilometres (114 sq mi). It was part of Avannaa, originally Nordgrønland ("North Greenland"), a former county of Greenland until 31 December 2008, and is located north-northeast of Greenland in the Wandel Sea, within Northeast Greenland National Park.[1] The island has an area of 294.8 km ² and has a shoreline of 85.7 kilometres.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Compiled by Per Ivar Haug (August 2005). "Islands". In Ingar Lomheim. Gazetteer of Greenland (UBiT, Universitetsbiblioteket i Trondheim "University Library in Trondheim") (15). ISBN 82-7113-114-1. ISSN 1502-0800. 
  2. ^ UNEP