Qeqertarsuaq Island (Karrat Fjord)

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Qeqertarsuaq (meaning "Large Island") is an island in Qaasuitsup municipality, located in the Karrat Fjord in northwestern Greenland. Nearby islands are Illorsuit Island and Upernivik Island.

The island has a settlement called Nuugaatsiaq.

The island has a 1,765 metres (5,791 ft) high mountain called Snehætten (meaning Snow hat in Danish). The height means it is an Ultra prominent peak.

See also[edit]

  • Qeqertarsuaq is the name of several islands in Greenland. See Qeqertarsuaq for a list.