Sandersons Hope

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Sandersons Hope
Sandersons Hope seen from the north, from Upernavik Island
Elevation 1,042 m (3,419 ft)[1]
Sandersons Hope is located in Upernavik Archipelago
Sandersons Hope
Sandersons Hope
Location Qaarsorsuaq Island, Upernavik Archipelago, Greenland
Coordinates 72°42′14″N 56°03′50″W / 72.70389°N 56.06389°W / 72.70389; -56.06389Coordinates: 72°42′14″N 56°03′50″W / 72.70389°N 56.06389°W / 72.70389; -56.06389

Sandersons Hope is a 1,042 m (3,419 ft)[1] mountain in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland, located in the western part of Qaarsorsuaq Island in the Upernavik Archipelago.


Sandersons Hope is covered by snow for most of the year, although it is not glaciated. It is visible from the Upernavik Airport 9.5 km (31,000 ft) away, and from the entire southeastern eastern coast of Upernavik Island.



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