Cape Desolation

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Cape Desolation
Kitdlavât Nûgâtsiât
Kap Desolation
Map showing the location of Cape DesolationKitdlavât Nûgâtsiât
Map showing the location of Cape DesolationKitdlavât Nûgâtsiât
Location Kujalleq, Greenland
Coordinates 60°44′02″N 48°10′26″W / 60.734°N 48.174°W / 60.734; -48.174Coordinates: 60°44′02″N 48°10′26″W / 60.734°N 48.174°W / 60.734; -48.174
Offshore water bodies Labrador Sea
Elevation 600
Area Arctic

Cape Desolation (Danish: Kap Desolation), also known as 'Cape Brill', is a headland in southwest Greenland in the Kujalleq municipality.

Geography[edit]

The cape is located 16.66 km to the west-north-west of Cape Thorvaldsen near the modern settlements of Arsuk and Ivittuut.[1] The cape is in an impressive area of jagged cliffs with the reddish crags of the Killavaat mountain range in the background.[2] The Outer Kitsissut (Torstein Islands) lie 9.5 km west-north-west of the cape.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kap Desolation
  2. ^ Prostar Sailing Directions 2005 Greenland and Iceland Enroute, p. 25

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