Horse Head Island

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Horse Head
Horse Head is located in Greenland
Horse Head
Horse Head
Location Greenland
Coordinates 73°37′50″N 57°01′20″W / 73.63056°N 57.02222°W / 73.63056; -57.02222Coordinates: 73°37′50″N 57°01′20″W / 73.63056°N 57.02222°W / 73.63056; -57.02222
Archipelago Upernavik Archipelago
Municipality Qaasuitsup

Horse Head Island (Greenlandic: Appalersalik, old spelling: Agpalersalik) is an uninhabited island in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.


Horse Head Island is an outlying island in Tasiusaq Bay, an indentiation of Baffin Bay in the north-central part of Upernavik Archipelago. The closest island is Tuttorqortooq Island in the east.[1]


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