Akornat Strait

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Akornat Strait is located in Greenland
Akornat Strait
Akornat Strait
Location within Greenland
Aerial view of Akornat Strait

Akornat Strait (Danish: Sortenhul) is a strait in the Upernavik Archipelago in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland. It separates Qaarsorsuaq Island in the northwest from Nutaarmiut Island in the southeast.[1] The strait waterway opens into Baffin Bay in the southwest, and into the inner waterways of the archipelago in the northeast.


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

Coordinates: 72°42′N 55°40′W / 72.700°N 55.667°W / 72.700; -55.667