Sermersut Island

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Sermersut
Sermersut.jpg
Glaciers on Sermersut island
Sermersut Island is located in Greenland
Sermersut Island
Sermersut Island
Location within Greenland
Geography
Location Davis Strait
Coordinates 65°35′00″N 53°05′00″W / 65.58333°N 53.08333°W / 65.58333; -53.08333Coordinates: 65°35′00″N 53°05′00″W / 65.58333°N 53.08333°W / 65.58333; -53.08333
Country
Greenland
Municipality Qeqqata

Sermersut Island (old spelling: Sermersût, Danish: Hamborgerland) is an uninhabited island in the Qeqqata municipality in western Greenland.[1]

Geography[edit]

The island is located on the shores of Davis Strait, separated from Maniitsoq Island in the south by the Ammarqoq Sound, and from the mainland in the east by the Ikamiut Kangerluarsuat fjord.[1] The island is very mountainous and glaciated in the north, with several distinct mountain peaks. The highest point on the island is 1,031 m (3,382.5 ft).[1] Maniitsoq is the closest settlement.

References[edit]

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