Princess Thyra Island
|Prinsesse Thyra Ø|
Satellite image of the northern end of Greenland including Princess Thyra Island
|Area||295 km2 (114 sq mi)|
|Length||36 km (22.4 mi)|
|Width||8 km (5 mi)|
|Highest elevation||76 m (249 ft)|
|Zone||NE Greenland National Park|
Princess Thyra Island (Danish: Prinsesse Thyra Ø) is an uninhabited island of the Wandel Sea, Greenland. The island is within King Frederick VIII Land in the Northeast Greenland National Park. The island was named after Princess Thyra of Denmark.
This island is located east of Princess Margaret Island, to the northwest of Princess Dagmar Island close to the coast of far northeastern Greenland, in a bay of the Wandel Sea at the confluence of Denmark Sound and Independence Sound.
The island has an area of 294.8 km ² and a shoreline of 85.7 kilometres. It was formerly part of Avannaa, originally Nordgrønland ("North Greenland"), one of the counties of Greenland until 31 December 2008.
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