Qeqertarsuaq (Upernavik)

Qeqertarsuaq is an island in Upernavik district, East Greenland.

Qeqertarsuaq (meaning "Large Island") is the name of several islands in Greenland. The island in Upernavik district should not be confused with the much larger island Qeqertarsuaq, better known as Disko Island, or the smaller island Qeqertarsuaq (Herbert Island) in Qaanaaq (Thule) municipality.

Qeqertarsuaq in Upernavik has an area of 269 km². The only municipality of the island is Upernavik Kujalleq (Søndre Upernavik).

Qeqertarsuaq in Upernavik is also known as Qeqertaq, meaning just "Island". Qeqertaq is also the name of another island in Upernavik (Danish: Skalø) and of a settlement in Qasigiannguit.


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