Map of Greenland

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Map of  Greenland

Geographic Coordinates:72 00 N, 40 00 W
Location:Northern North America, island between the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Canada
Area:total: 2,166,086 sq km land: 2,166,086 sq km (410,449 sq km ice-free, 1,755,637 sq km ice-covered) (2000 est.)
Area - comparative:slightly more than three times the size of Texas
Land boundaries:0 km
Coastline:44,087 km
Terrain:flat to gradually sloping icecap covers all but a narrow, mountainous, barren, rocky coast
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m highest point: Gunnbjorn 3,700 m
Capital:name: Nuuk (Godthab) geographic coordinates: 64 11 N, 51 44 W time difference: UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October note: Greenland is divided into four time zones

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