Ukkusissat (mountain)

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Ukkusissat / Ukkusissaq
Ukkusissat-mountain-nuuk.jpg
Ukkusissat seen from the Nuussuaq district of Nuuk
Highest point
Elevation 772 m (2,533 ft) [1]
Coordinates 64°09′51″N 51°38′22″W / 64.16417°N 51.63944°W / 64.16417; -51.63944Coordinates: 64°09′51″N 51°38′22″W / 64.16417°N 51.63944°W / 64.16417; -51.63944
Geography
Ukkusissat / Ukkusissaq is located in Greenland
Ukkusissat / Ukkusissaq
Ukkusissat / Ukkusissaq
Location within Greenland
Location Mainland of Greenland

Ukkusissat or Ukkusissaq (old spelling: Uvkusigssat, Danish: Store Malene) is a 772 m (2,533 ft)[1] mountain in the Sermersooq municipality in southwestern Greenland, located to the southeast of Nuuk Airport, an airport in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland. It is the terminus of a long mountain range of a peninsula jutting into Nuup Kangerlua, the longest fjord in southwestern Greenland,[1] to the north of Kangerluarsunnguaq Fjord splitting the peninsula into two.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "TIL OPPLYSNING". Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Retrieved 14 July 2010.