Sandersons Hope

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Sandersons Hope
Sandersons Hope seen from the north, from Upernavik Island
Highest point
Elevation 1,042 m (3,419 ft) [1]
Coordinates 72°42′14″N 56°03′50″W / 72.70389°N 56.06389°W / 72.70389; -56.06389Coordinates: 72°42′14″N 56°03′50″W / 72.70389°N 56.06389°W / 72.70389; -56.06389
Sandersons Hope is located in Upernavik Archipelago
Sandersons Hope
Sandersons Hope
Location Qaarsorsuaq Island, Upernavik Archipelago, Greenland

Sandersons Hope is a 1,042 m (3,419 ft)[1] mountain in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland, located in the western part of Qaarsorsuaq Island in the Upernavik Archipelago. It was named by John Davis in 1587.


Sandersons Hope is covered by snow for most of the year, although it is not glaciated. It is visible from the Upernavik Airport 9.5 km (31,000 ft) away, and from the entire southeastern eastern coast of Upernavik Island.



  1. ^ a b Upernavik, Saga Map, Tage Schjøtt, 1992