Qoornuup Qeqertarsua Island

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Qoornup Qeqertarsua
Qoornup Qeqertarsua is located in Greenland
Qoornup Qeqertarsua
Qoornup Qeqertarsua
Location Nuup Kangerlua
Coordinates 66°27′N 51°17′W / 66.450°N 51.283°W / 66.450; -51.283Coordinates: 66°27′N 51°17′W / 66.450°N 51.283°W / 66.450; -51.283
Municipality Sermersooq

Qoornup Qeqertarsua Island (Danish: Bjørneøen) is an uninhabited island in the Sermersooq municipality in southwestern Greenland.


Qoornup Qeqertarsua is one of three mountainous islands located in the middle run[1] of the 160-kilometre-long (99.4 mi)[2] Nuup Kangerlua fjord, to the north of Nuuk, the capital of Greenland. It has a 1,256-metre-high (4,121 ft) mountain.[3] The two sibling islands are Qeqertarsuaq Island and Sermitsiaq Island.[1]

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  1. ^ a b O'Carroll, Etain (2005). Greenland and the Arctic. Lonely Planet. p. 154. ISBN 1-74059-095-3. 
  2. ^ "TIL OPPLYSNING". Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  3. ^ http://www.topomapper.com/