Sermersuut Island

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Sermersuut
Sermersut.jpg
Glaciers on Sermersuut island
Sermersuut is located in Greenland
Sermersuut
Sermersuut
Geography
Location Davis Strait
Coordinates 65°35′00″N 53°05′00″W / 65.58333°N 53.08333°W / 65.58333; -53.08333Coordinates: 65°35′00″N 53°05′00″W / 65.58333°N 53.08333°W / 65.58333; -53.08333
Administration
Greenland
Municipality Qeqqata

Sermersuut Island (old spelling: Sermersût, Danish: Hamborgerland) is an uninhabited island in the Qeqqata municipality in western Greenland.[1]

Geography[edit]

The island is located on the shores of Davis Strait, separated from Maniitsoq Island in the south by the Ammarqoq Sound, and from the mainland in the east by the Ikamiut Kangerluarsuat fjord.[2] The island is very mountainous and glaciated in the north, with several distinct mountain peaks. The highest point on the island is 1,031 m (3,382.5 ft).[1] Maniitsoq is the closest settlement.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Maniitsoq, Saga Map, Tage Schjøtt, 1992
  2. ^ Sermersuut

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