Qeqertarsuaq Island (Nuuk)
Location within Greenland
Qeqertarsuaq Island (means The large island) (Danish: Storø meaning big island) is an uninhabited island in the Sermersooq municipality in southwestern Greenland. It is one of three mountainous islands located in the middle run of the 160 km (99.4 mi) long Nuup Kangerlua fjord, to the north of Nuuk, the capital of Greenland. Its highest mountain is 1,616 metres (5,302 ft) high, meaning it is an ultra prominent mountain.
Islands with similar names:
- Storø is the name of another Greenlandic Island, located on the east coast.
- Disko Island, in Greenlandic Qeqertarsuaq, located in Disko Bay.