Sarfaq

Sarfaq
Sarfaq
Sarfaq
Location within Greenland

Coordinates: 73°38′50″N 56°12′10″W / 73.64722°N 56.20278°W / 73.64722; -56.20278Coordinates: 73°38′50″N 56°12′10″W / 73.64722°N 56.20278°W / 73.64722; -56.20278

State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Greenland
Municipality Qaasuitsup
Founded 1898[1]
Abandoned 1919[1]
Time zone UTC-03

Sarfaq is a former settlement in the Upernavik Archipelago region of northwestern Greenland. It was located on Qallunaat Island, an island in Tasiusaq Bay, in the north-central part of the archipelago. The village was perched near the eastern cape of the island, on the shores of Kangerlussuaq Icefjord.[2] The settlement was abandoned in 1919.[1]

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