Lynn Island
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Lynn Island

Lynn Island (Danish: Lynn Ø) is an uninhabited island of the Greenland Sea, Greenland.


Lynn Island is a coastal island located west of the southward bend of the Dijmphna Sound with the Hekla Sound on its northern and western shore. It lies to the west of much larger Hovgaard Island and to the south of the Holm Land Peninsula.[1] The island has an area of 230.9 km2 (89.2 sq mi) and has a shoreline of 65.7 km (40.8 mi).[2]

It was surveyed and named by the Danmark Expedition to the North-East Coast of Greenland 1906-1908.[3]

Map of Northeastern Greenland.
Johan Peter Koch's 1911 map of NE Greenland showing Lynn Island.

See also


  1. ^ Lynn Ø
  2. ^ UNEP
  3. ^ G. Amdrup: Report on the Danmark Expedition to the North-East Coast of Greenland 1906-1908. Meddelelser om Grønland. vol. 41, 1913, pp. 143-147

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