|Length||2 km (1.2 mi)|
|Width||1.5 km (0.93 mi)|
|Northeast Greenland National Park|
Tobias Island (Greenlandic : Tuppiap Qeqertaa, Danish : Tobias Ø) is a small island off the northeastern coast of Greenland.
The island was named in honour of Greenlandic dogsled expert Tobias Gabrielsen who went with Johan Peter Koch and Aage Bertelsen to map the unknown eastern coast of Peary Land to the southeast of Cape Bridgman during the Denmark expedition 1906–1908, while Ludvig Mylius-Erichsen's ill-fated team went west to map the Independence Fjord.
Located roughly 70 km from the mouth of the Nioghalvfjerd Fjord, to the ENE of the Norske Islands, the position of Tobias Island was determined with accuracy only in 1993. 3.0 km2 (1.2 sq mi), 2,000 metres (1.2 mi) long and 1,500 metres (0.93 mi) wide, located in the Greenland Sea. It has been claimed by Greenland (Denmark) since 25 April 2001.It is an uninhabited barren knoll measuring
Reported Fata Morgana Land, a phantom island, sightings since 1907 were deemed to be of Tobias Island, although it is located somewhat further south.
Ludvig Mylius-Erichsen was a Danish author, ethnologist, and explorer, from Ringkøbing. He was most notably an explorer of Greenland.
Peary Land is a peninsula in northern Greenland, extending into the Arctic Ocean. It reaches from Victoria Fjord in the west to Independence Fjord in the south and southeast, and to the Arctic Ocean in the north, with Cape Morris Jesup, the northernmost point of Greenland's mainland, and Cape Bridgman in the northeast.
Tasiilaq, formerly Ammassalik and Angmagssalik, is a town in the Sermersooq municipality in southeastern Greenland. With 1,985 inhabitants as of 2020, it is the most populous community on the eastern coast, and the seventh-largest town in Greenland. The Sermilik Station, dedicated to the research of the nearby Mittivakkat Glacier, is located near the town.
Ittoqqortoormiit, formerly known as Scoresbysund, is a settlement in the Sermersooq municipality in eastern Greenland. Its population was 345 as of 2020 and has been described as one of the most remote settlements on earth.
Johan Peter Koch was a Danish captain and explorer of the Arctic dependencies of Denmark, born at Vestenskov. He was the uncle of the geologist Lauge Koch
Clavering Island is a large island in eastern Greenland off Gael Hamke Bay, to the south of Wollaston Foreland.
Independence Fjord or Independence Sound is a large fjord or sound in the eastern part of northern Greenland. It is about 200 km (120 mi) long and up to 30 km (19 mi) wide. Its mouth, opening to the Wandel Sea of the Arctic Ocean is located at.
Lynn Island is an uninhabited island of the Greenland Sea, Greenland.
Vice Admiral Sir Georg Carl Amdrup, RN was a Danish naval officer, Vice Admiral and Greenland researcher.
Aage Bertelsen was a Danish painter. He was a member of the Denmark Expedition to North-East Greenland. He has also worked for Kähler Keramik in Næstved.
Hovgaard Island is a large uninhabited island of the Greenland Sea, Greenland. The island was named after Andreas Hovgaard, a Polar explorer and officer of the Danish Navy who led an expedition to the Kara Sea on steamship Dijmphna in 1882–83.
Skjoldungen is a large uninhabited island in the King Frederick VI Coast, southeastern Greenland. Administratively it is part of the Sermersooq municipality. The weather of the island is characterized by tundra climate.
Kangerlussuaq Fjord is a fjord in eastern Greenland. It is part of the Sermersooq municipality.
Fata Morgana Land is a phantom island first sighted in the Arctic, off the north-eastern coast of Greenland in 1907 by J.P. Koch and Aage Bertelsen. It has been reported between Greenland and Svalbard, at the northern end of the Greenland Sea. It is a reflection of the nearby Tobias Island and does not actually exist. Its status as a mirage or phantom island was confirmed in 1993.
The Denmark expedition, also known as the Denmark Expedition to Greenland's Northeast Coast, and as the Danmark Expedition after the ship, was an expedition to the northeast of Greenland in 1906–1908. Despite being overshadowed by the death in tragic circumstances of the main exploration team, including three of the expedition's leading members: Ludvig Mylius-Erichsen (1872–1907), Niels Peter Høeg Hagen (1877–1907) and Jørgen Brønlund (1877–1907), the Denmark expedition was not a failure. It achieved its main cartographic objectives and succeeded in exploring the vast region, drawing accurate charts of formerly unexplored coastlines and fjords, naming numerous geographic features, and gathering a wealth of scientific data.
Lambert Land is a land area —possibly a peninsula or an island— in King Frederick VIII Land, northeastern Greenland. Administratively it belongs to the NE Greenland National Park area.
Joe Island is an island of the Nares Strait, Greenland. Administratively it belongs to the Avannaata municipality.
The Roosevelt Range or Roosevelt Mountains is a mountain range in Northern Greenland. Administratively this range is part of the Northeast Greenland National Park. Its highest peak is the highest point in Peary Land.
The Peary Channel was a hypothetical sound or marine channel running from east to west separating Peary Land in northernmost Greenland from the mainland further south.
Carlsberg Fjord is a fjord in King Christian X Land, eastern Greenland.