Inglefield Land

Summary

Inglefield Land is located in Greenland
Inglefield Land
Inglefield Land
Inglefield Land (Greenland)

Inglefield Land is an unglaciated region along the northwestern coast of Greenland, stretching from Cape Alexander in the southwest to Cape Agassiz in the northeast. It is bounded by Prudhoe Land in the south, Humboldt Glacier in the east, and Kane Basin in the north.[1]

Inglefield Land is noted for its archaeological sites, which show evidence of occupation by the Dorset Culture and Thule Culture.

Inglefield Land was named after the English explorer Edward Augustus Inglefield.

Inglefield Land is near Hiawatha Glacier.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1:1,000,000 scale Operational Navigation Chart, Sheet B-8, 3rd edition
  2. ^ Dawes; et al. (2000). "Kane Basin 1999: mapping, stratigraphic studies and economic assessment of Precambrian and Lower Palaeozoic provinces in north-western Greenland". Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin. 186: 11.

Coordinates: 78°35′N 69°45′W / 78.583°N 69.750°W / 78.583; -69.750