Cape Egede

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Cape Egede
Kap Egede
Map showing the location of Cape Egede
Map showing the location of Cape Egede
Location Kujalleq, Greenland
Coordinates 60°9′N 45°23′W / 60.150°N 45.383°W / 60.150; -45.383Coordinates: 60°9′N 45°23′W / 60.150°N 45.383°W / 60.150; -45.383
Offshore water bodies Labrador Sea
Area Arctic

Cape Egede (Danish: Kap Egede) is a headland in southwest Greenland in the Kujalleq municipality near the modern settlement of Nanortalik. It is named after Danish-Norwegian missionary Hans Egede.

Geography[edit]

The cape is located at the southern end of Sermersooq Island (Sermersok) off the western coast of Nanortalik Island roughly between Cape Thordvaldsen and Cape Farewell.[1] The Kitsissut Islands lie offshore to the south of the cape.[2]

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