View of Ymer Island with ice floes in the foreground.
|Area||2,437 km2 (941 sq mi)|
|Length||91 km (56.5 mi)|
|Width||36 km (22.4 mi)|
|Highest elevation||1,900 m (6,200 ft)|
|Highest point||Angelin Bjerg|
The island lies on the southern side of the entrance of Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord. Ymer Island's northern half forms a peninsula named Gunnar Anderson Land having its narrow isthmus in the west. The fjord between the two halves of the island is named Dusen Fjord.
Ymer Island has an area of 2,437 km². It is mountainous; Angelin Bjerg, its highest peak, reaches a height of 1900 m. The conspicuous Devil's Castle (Teufelsschloss) is located on the other side of Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, off the southern shore of Cape Petersens, the NW extremity of Ymer Island.
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