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Qaqortuatsiaq is located in Greenland
Location within Greenland

Qaqortuatsiaq is a former settlement on the northern shore of Appat Island in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland. Its ruins lay against the Torsukattak Strait of Uummannaq Fjord.

Qaqortuatsiaq was a marble quarry[1] and, though presently abandoned,[2] seems likely to be revived in the future.[3]


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  2. ^ Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Lufthavne bliver ikke lukket". Sermitsiaq (in Danish). 17 October 2007. Retrieved 19 May 2010.

Coordinates: 70°57′36″N 51°53′42″W / 70.960°N 51.895°W / 70.960; -51.895