Qeqertarsuatsiaq Island

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Qeqertarsuatsiaq
Qeqertarsuatsiaq-island.jpg
Aerial view of Qeqertarsuatsiaq Island
Qeqertarsuatsiaq Island is located in Greenland
Qeqertarsuatsiaq Island
Qeqertarsuatsiaq Island
Location within Greenland
Geography
Location Baffin Bay
Coordinates 70°25′00″N 54°53′00″W / 70.41667°N 54.88333°W / 70.41667; -54.88333Coordinates: 70°25′00″N 54°53′00″W / 70.41667°N 54.88333°W / 70.41667; -54.88333
Area 126 km2 (49 sq mi)
Country
Greenland
Municipality Qaasuitsup

Qeqertarsuatsiaq Island (old spelling: Qeqertarssuatsiaq, Danish: Hareøen) is an isolated and uninhabited[1] island in the Qaasuitsup municipality, in Baffin Bay off the western shore of Greenland.[2]

Geography[edit]

Qeqertarsuatsiaaq Island is separated from the much larger Disko Island (Greenlandic: Qeqertarsuaq) in the southeast by the Maligaat sound, and from Nuussuaq Peninsula in the northeast by the Sullorsuaq Strait.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  2. ^ a b Nuussuaq, Saga Map, Tage Schjøtt, 1992