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Geography Statistics of Greenland

  • Land Area:
    (land) 2,166,086 sq km
    (ice-free) 410,449 sq km
    (ice-covered) 1,755,637 sq km
    (TOTAL) 2,166,086 sq km

    Note: If the Greenland ice sheet were to melt away completely, it is estimated that the world's sea level would rise by more than 7 m (23 ft).


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  • Horizontal Width: From Savissivik, east to Daneborg is 1,276 km (793 miles).
  • Vertical Length: From Thule AFB, south to Nuuk is 1,571 km (976 miles)
  • Coastline: 44,087 km (27,394 mi)
  • Geographic Center: about 321 km east of Upernavik
  • Highest Point: Mt. Gunnbjorn 3,700 m (12,139 ft)
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean, 0 m (0 ft.)
  • Mean Elevation: 1,500 m (4,921 ft)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.