Umivik, Ammassalik

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This article is about the former settlement in Ammassalik Fjord. For the bay further south, see Umivik Bay.
Umivik
Umivik is located in Greenland
Umivik
Umivik
Location in Sermersooq, Greenland
Coordinates: 65°39′N 037°12′W / 65.650°N 37.200°W / 65.650; -37.200Coordinates: 65°39′N 037°12′W / 65.650°N 37.200°W / 65.650; -37.200[1]
Country Greenland

Umivik is an abandoned settlement at Ammassalik Fjord. As of the winter of 1884–5, 19 Inuit lived there in a single dwelling.[2][3] The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency classifies Umiviik/Umîvik as a ruin at 65°39′N 37°12′W / 65.65°N 37.2°W / 65.65; -37.2 (Umivik),[1] which is on the west side of Apusiaajik Island.

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  1. ^ a b Umivik at GEOnet Names Server (Unique Feature Identifier = -2087250). National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 20 April 2010. Retrieved 11 August 2010.
  2. ^ Meddelelser Om Grønland. C. A. Reitzels Forlag. 1889. p. 213. 
  3. ^ Meddelelser Om Grønland. C. A. Reitzels Forlag. 1914. 

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