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Islands of Greenland (Denmark)





Agpat     [552]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Baffin Bay
Lat: 70.95º N   Long : 51.95º W
Area: 210.9 sq. km   Altitude: 1747 m
Shoreline: 69.0 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3272
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1050 km    Isolation Index: 37
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Alluttoq (Arve Prinsens)    [574]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Baffin Bay
Lat: 69.70º N   Long : 51.20º W
Area: 655.4 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 167.4 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.2554
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1200 km    Isolation Index: 39
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 24/07/90

Ammassalik (Angmagssalik)    [575]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Denmark Strait
Lat: 65.72º N   Long : 37.66º W
Area: 771.9 sq. km   Altitude: 1352 m
Shoreline: 230.3 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2984
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 0 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1500 km    Isolation Index: 0
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   subpolar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, town of Ammassalik
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Last updated: 24/07/90

Anoraliuirsoq     [551]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland
Lat: 60.03º N   Long : 44.36º W
Area: 206.2 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 115.5 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.5601
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1000 km    Isolation Index: 34
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   subpolar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Bjornesk     [557]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Greenland Sea
Lat: 77.85º N   Long : 19.90º W
Area: 236.2 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 88.8 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3760
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1450 km    Isolation Index: 42
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Clavering     [579]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Greenland Sea
Lat: 74.35º N   Long : 21.20º W
Area: 1534.6 sq. km   Altitude: 1650 m
Shoreline: 165.4 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.1078
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1400 km    Isolation Index: 40
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 24/07/90

Disko (Qeqertarsuaq)    [584]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Atlantic
Lat: 69.75º NLong: 53.50º W Region: Baffin Bay
Area: 8612.2 sq. km   Altitude: 1919 m   Shoreline: 609.3 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE: continental

East Jensens     [542]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Lincoln Sea
Lat: 83.05º N   Long : 41.40º W
Area: 163.7 sq. km   Altitude: 853 m
Shoreline: 57.2 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3494
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1700 km    Isolation Index: 45
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Edvards     [530]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Greenland Sea
Lat: 76.60º N   Long : 21.40º W
Area: 115.8 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 53.5 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4620
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1400 km    Isolation Index: 42
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Eggers (Itilleq)    [563]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland
Lat: 59.87º N   Long : 43.90º W
Area: 308.8 sq. km   Altitude: 1070 m
Shoreline: 150.2 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.4864
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 25 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1000 km    Isolation Index: 38
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   subpolar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Eila     [537]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Atlantic
Lat: 72.70º NLong: 25.10º W Region: Greenland Sea
Area: 143.6 sq. km   Altitude: ? m Shoreline: 59.6 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Geographical Society     [580]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Atlantic
Lat: 72.80º NLong: 23.00º W Region: Greenland Sea
Area: 1716.6 sq. km   Altitude: 1730 m   Shoreline: 263.8 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE: continental

Godfred Hansens     [529]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Greenland Sea
Lat: 76.45º N   Long : 21.00º W
Area: 115.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 53.7 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4670
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1400 km    Isolation Index: 42
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Hareoen (Qeqertarsuatsiaq, Hareo)    [535]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Baffin Bay
Lat: 70.37º N   Long : 54.85º W
Area: 125.9 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 44.3 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3519
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 20 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1000 km    Isolation Index: 39
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Hazenland     [550]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Lincoln Sea
Lat: 83.20º N   Long : 41.00º W
Area: 205.7 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 85.3 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4147
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1700 km    Isolation Index: 45
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Helges Halvo     [567]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland
Lat: 63.35º N   Long : 41.51º W
Area: 450.3 sq. km   Altitude: 1605 m
Shoreline: 158.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3527
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1200 km    Isolation Index: 39
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   subpolar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Hendrik     [571]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Lincoln Sea
Lat: 82.15º N   Long : 53.20º W
Area: 583.2 sq. km   Altitude: 1152 m
Shoreline: 118.3 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.2028
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1450 km    Isolation Index: 44
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 24/07/90

Herbert     [553]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Baffin Bay
Lat: 77.50º N   Long : 70.80º W
Area: 222.8 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 72.4 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3250
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 13 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 950 km    Isolation Index: 37
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, Qeqertarsuaq village
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Last updated: 22/07/90

Holm (Holms)    [544]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Baffin Bay
Lat: 74.50º N   Long : 57.00º W
Area: 180.9 sq. km   Altitude: 1060 m
Shoreline: 81.8 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4522
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1000 km    Isolation Index: 38
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Ikeq     [547]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland
Lat: 59.94º N   Long : 44.20º W
Area: 198.9 sq. km   Altitude: 1388 m
Shoreline: 89.4 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.4495
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1000 km    Isolation Index: 34
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   subpolar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Last updated: 22/07/90

Ile de France     [558]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Atlantic
Lat: 77.70º NLong: 17.90º W Region: Greenland Sea
Area: 246.1 sq. km   Altitude: ? m Shoreline: 71.9 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE: continental

John Murray     [532]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Arctic
Lat: 82.85º NLong: 48.70º W Region: Lincoln Sea
Area: 120.9 sq. km   Altitude: 799 m   Shoreline: 43.1 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Kuhn     [573]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Greenland Sea
Lat: 74.75º N   Long : 20.25º W
Area: 634.0 sq. km   Altitude: 1136 m
Shoreline: 117.5 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.1853
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1400 km    Isolation Index: 40
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 24/07/90

Lindhards     [559]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Greenland Sea
Lat: 76.50º N   Long : 22.20º W
Area: 263.3 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 115.6 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4390
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1500 km    Isolation Index: 42
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Lynns     [555]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Greenland Sea
Lat: 80.20º N   Long : 19.60º W
Area: 230.9 sq. km   Altitude: 1494 m
Shoreline: 65.7 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.2845
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1500 km    Isolation Index: 42
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Milne Land     [583]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Atlantic
Lat: 70.75º NLong: 26.70º W Region: Greenland Sea
Area: 3912.9 sq. km   Altitude: 2103 m   Shoreline: 360.0 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE: continental

Naresland     [578]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Lincoln Sea
Lat: 82.40º N   Long : 47.00º W
Area: 1466.0 sq. km   Altitude: 1067 m
Shoreline: 192.4 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.1312
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 1 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1600 km    Isolation Index: 42
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 24/07/90

Norske     [545]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Atlantic
Lat: 79.15º NLong: 17.80º W Region: Greenland Sea
Area: 186.4 sq. km   Altitude: 500 m   Shoreline: 68.9 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Northumberland (Kiatak)    [564]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Atlantic
Lat: 77.40º NLong: 72.00º W Region: Baffin Bay
Area: 330.3 sq. km   Altitude: 1097 m   Shoreline: 82.2 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE: continental

Nutarmiut     [565]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Baffin Bay
Lat: 72.70º N   Long : 55.90º W
Area: 377.2 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 124.0 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3287
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1050 km    Isolation Index: 37
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Prinsesse Dagmar (Dagmar Prinsesse)    [538]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Arctic
Lat: 81.70º NLong: 19.00º W Region: Wandel Sea
Area: 144.5 sq. km   Altitude: ? m Shoreline: 55.8 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Prinsesse Thyra (Thyra Prinsesse)    [562]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Wandel Sea
Lat: 82.00º N   Long : 21.00º W
Area: 294.8 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 85.7 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.2907
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 15 km   group: 23 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1600 km    Isolation Index: 49
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Qaersorssuaq     [534]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Baffin Bay
Lat: 72.70º N   Long : 55.95º W
Area: 124.7 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 67.6 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.5421
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1000 km    Isolation Index: 36
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Qeqertaq     [533]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Baffin Bay
Lat: 71.90º N   Long : 55.60º W
Area: 124.3 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 43.9 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3532
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 4 km   group: 4 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1000 km    Isolation Index: 36
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Qeqertarssdaq     [560]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Baffin Bay
Lat: 71.65º N   Long : 53.25º W
Area: 265.3 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 72.0 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.2714
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1100 km    Isolation Index: 37
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Qeqertarssuaq     [561]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Baffin Bay
Lat: 72.25º N   Long : 55.30º W
Area: 269.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 100.7 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3743
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1000 km    Isolation Index: 34
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, Sondre Upernavik village
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Last updated: 22/07/90

Qianarreq     [528]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Denmark Strait
Lat: 65.86º N   Long : 36.66º W
Area: 108.1 sq. km   Altitude: 457 m
Shoreline: 65.9 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.6096
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1800 km    Isolation Index: 46
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   subpolar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Qutdlikorssuit     [549]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Baffin Bay
Lat: 73.85º N   Long : 56.40º W
Area: 204.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 89.3 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4377
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1000 km    Isolation Index: 38
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Sabine     [540]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Greenland Sea
Lat: 74.50º N   Long : 18.80º W
Area: 155.9 sq. km   Altitude: 699 m
Shoreline: 59.8 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3836
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1300 km    Isolation Index: 40
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Sangmissoq     [576]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland
Lat: 60.03º N   Long : 43.63º W
Area: 802.7 sq. km   Altitude: 1399 m
Shoreline: 359.1 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.4474
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1150 km    Isolation Index: 37
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   subpolar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, village of Ikerasassuaq
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Last updated: 24/07/90

Saunders (Appat)    [527]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Atlantic
Lat: 76.55º NLong: 69.80º W Region: Baffin Bay
Area: 103.1 sq. km   Altitude: 399 m   Shoreline: 42.3 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Schnauders     [543]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Atlantic
Lat: 78.85º NLong: 19.30º W Region: Greenland Sea
Area: 180.3 sq. km   Altitude: 300 m   Shoreline: 105.0 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Sermersooq (Sermersoq)    [548]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Labrador Sea
Lat: 60.27º N   Long : 45.27º W
Area: 202.4 sq. km   Altitude: 1276 m
Shoreline: 77.4 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3824
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1000 km    Isolation Index: 36
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   subpolar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Shannon     [577]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Greenland Sea
Lat: 75.25º N   Long : 17.70º W
Area: 1258.5 sq. km   Altitude: 310 m
Shoreline: 252.1 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.2003
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 12 km   group: 12 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1300 km    Isolation Index: 43
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 1   Marine: 0
  lakes
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 3   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 24/07/90

Soren Norbyes     [569]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Denmark Strait
Lat: 65.69º N   Long : 40.55º W
Area: 470.7 sq. km   Altitude: 757 m
Shoreline: 185.9 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3949
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1300 km    Isolation Index: 41
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   subpolar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Store Koldewey     [572]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Atlantic
Lat: 76.40º NLong: 18.90º W Region: Greenland Sea
Area: 615.5 sq. km   Altitude: 971 m   Shoreline: 205.0 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE: continental

Storo     [546]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Denmark Strait
Lat: 70.83º N   Long : 27.55º W
Area: 198.3 sq. km   Altitude: 1798 m
Shoreline: 63.3 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3192
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1600 km    Isolation Index: 44
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Storoen     [536]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Baffin Bay
Lat: 70.70º N   Long : 51.80º W
Area: 129.5 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 53.5 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4131
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1000 km    Isolation Index: 36
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Sverdrup     [566]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Lincoln Sea
Lat: 82.95º N   Long : 46.70º W
Area: 404.8 sq. km   Altitude: 1290 m
Shoreline: 126.3 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3120
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1600 km    Isolation Index: 43
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Tingmiarmit     [554]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland
Lat: 62.73º N   Long : 42.16º W
Area: 229.3 sq. km   Altitude: 1300 m
Shoreline: 140.6 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.6132
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1200 km    Isolation Index: 41
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   subpolar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Traill     [582]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Atlantic
Lat: 72.60º NLong: 23.30º W Region: Greenland Sea
Area: 3541.6 sq. km   Altitude: 1884 m   Shoreline: 379.1 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE: continental

Ubekendt Ejland (Illorsuit)    [568]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Atlantic
Lat: 71.20º NLong: 53.66º W Region: Baffin Bay
Area: 467.6 sq. km   Altitude: 1150 m   Shoreline: 84.7 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE: continental

Upepnagssivik     [539]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Denmark Strait
Lat: 64.27º N   Long : 40.85º W
Area: 149.1 sq. km   Altitude: 790 m
Shoreline: 79.1 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.5305
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1900 km    Isolation Index: 48
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   subpolar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Upernivikbyes     [570]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Baffin Bay
Lat: 71.35º N   Long : 52.80º W
Area: 540.5 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 93.7 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.1734
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1100 km    Isolation Index: 37
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 24/07/90

West Jensens     [541]
   Group: Archipelago: Greenland
   Country: Denmark - Greenland   Region: Lincoln Sea
Lat: 83.04º N   Long : 41.90º W
Area: 161.4 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 68.2 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4226
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 1700 km    Isolation Index: 45
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   polar 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/07/90

Ymer's (Ymers)    [581]
Group: Archipelago: Greenland
Country: Denmark - Greenland: Atlantic
Lat: 73.15º NLong: 24.50º W Region: Greenland Sea
Area: 2437.0 sq. km   Altitude: 1900 m   Shoreline: 350.4 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE: continental

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