Apusiaajik Glacier

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Apusiaajik Glacier
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Apusiaajik Glacier seen from Kulusuk Island
Map showing the location of Apusiaajik Glacier
Map showing the location of Apusiaajik Glacier
Apusiaajik Glacier
Location in Greenland
Type Mountain glacier
Location Apusiaajik Island, Sermersooq, Greenland
Coordinates 65°39′10″N 37°03′25″W / 65.65278°N 37.05694°W / 65.65278; -37.05694Coordinates: 65°39′10″N 37°03′25″W / 65.65278°N 37.05694°W / 65.65278; -37.05694
Terminus Torsuut Tunoq, North Atlantic

Apusiaajik Glacier is a tidewater glacier on the uninhabited Apusiaajik Island in the Sermersooq municipality on the southeastern shore of Greenland.[1]

Tourism[edit]

During summer, the glacier edge is a popular tourist destination for boat trips from Tasiilaq and Kulusuk.[2] During winter it is possible to reach the front of the glacier crossing the frozen Torsuut Tunoq sound on foot or on snowmobile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tasiilaq, Saga Map, Tage Schjøtt, 1992
  2. ^ O'Carroll, Etain (2005). Greenland and the Arctic. Lonely Planet. pp. 204–205. ISBN 1-74059-095-3.