Torsukattak Strait (Upernavik Archipelago)

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Torsukattak Strait (Upernavik Archipelago) is located in Upernavik Archipelago
Torsukattak Strait (Upernavik Archipelago)
Torsukattak Strait (Upernavik Archipelago)

Torsukattak Strait (old spelling: Torssukátak) is a strait in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.


Torsukattak Strait is located in the southern part of the Upernavik Archipelago, in the group between Nunavik Peninsula in the south, and Upernavik Icefjord in the north.[1] The strait separates Akuliaruseq Island in the west from Amarortalik Island in the east. In the north, the strait empties into a small Kangerluarsuk Fjord off Koch's Land on the mainland of Greenland. In the south, it flows into Eqalugaarsuit Sulluat Fjord.


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

Coordinates: 72°34′N 55°00′W / 72.567°N 55.000°W / 72.567; -55.000