Geografisk Samfund Ø

Geographical Society Island

Geographical Society Island (Danish: Geografisk Samfund Ø) is an island in Tunu county, East Greenland with area 1,717 km². To the north lies Ymer Island, and to the south lies Traill Ø. In the west, over Kong Oscar Fjord lies Ella Island.

It is mountainous with Svedenborg Fjeld as the highest point at 1,730 m.

Geology

From west to east, the rocks constituting the island are sandstone of roughly devonian, carboniferous and cretaceous age, and some smaller areas with triassic and jurassic sandstone.

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