Orsugissap Qaqqarsua

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Orsugissap Qaqqarsua is located in Upernavik Archipelago
Orsugissap Qaqqarsua
Orsugissap Qaqqarsua (Upernavik Archipelago)

Orsugissap Qaqqarsua (old spelling: Orssugissap Qaqqarssua) is a nunatak (Greenlandic: nunataq) of the Greenland ice sheet in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.


Orsugissap Qaqqarsua (800 m (2,600 ft)) is located on the mainland of Greenland in the northern part of Upernavik Archipelago. Due to the glacial retreat, it is now conjoint in the north with Anoritooq, a 1,108 m (3,635 ft) nunatak.[1] To the west and south, the nunatak is surrounded by the waters of Sugar Loaf Bay, and its innermost inlets, the largest of which is Niaqornarsuup Iterlaa in the south.

Coordinates: 74°04′02″N 56°07′50″W / 74.06722°N 56.13056°W / 74.06722; -56.13056


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