Napasorsuaq

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Napasorsuaq
Kirkespiret
Kirkespiret W.JPG
Highest point
Elevation 1,590 m (5,220 ft)
Listing List of mountains in Greenland
Coordinates 60°21′N 44°44′W / 60.350°N 44.733°W / 60.350; -44.733Coordinates: 60°21′N 44°44′W / 60.350°N 44.733°W / 60.350; -44.733
Geography
Napasorsuaq is located in Greenland
Napasorsuaq
Napasorsuaq

The Napasorsuaq (Danish: Kirkespiret) is a 1,590m–high mountain in southern Greenland, in the Kujalleq municipality.[1]

Geography[edit]

The mountain rises in the mountainous peninsula of the mainland which forms the eastern side of the Southern Sermilik fjord.[2] It is the highest peak of a moderately glaciated mountain chain stretching in a SW/NE direction with summits reaching 1,400 m. The Kirkespirdalen Dal valley, named after the mountain, stretches westwards onto the Saqqa Fjord.

The Napasorsuaq is a popular mountain among climbers because of its firm granite walls, similar to other peaks in the region such as Ketil and Ulamertorsuaq.[3]

View of the South Face of Napasorsuaq.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gazetteer of Greenland written by Per Ivar Haug, UBiT (Universitetsbiblioteket i Trondheim), August 2005, ISBN 82-7113-114-1
  2. ^ "Søndre Sermilik". Mapcarta. Retrieved 8 April 2016. 
  3. ^ Michael Hjorth. "Ketil Fjeld, South Greenland, 1987". Mapcarta. Retrieved 20 April 2016. 

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