Scientists believe they have discovered the northernmost piece of land in the world

During an expedition in July off the coast of Greenland, a group of scientists believe they have found the northernmost piece of land in the world. It is a small island, according to the University of Copenhagen.

At first, the research team thought it had stumbled upon Oodaaq Island, about 700 kilometers south of the North Pole, which until now was considered the northernmost point on Earth. But in the end it turned out to be a northern island located about 780 meters north of Udaq.

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The new island, which has not yet been named, measures about 30 meters by 60 meters and rises three to four meters above sea level. There is a danger that the place will not hold the title of the northernmost island in the world for a long time. As soon as a strong storm comes, the water can swallow it up.

At first, the research team thought it had stumbled upon Oodaaq Island, about 700 kilometers south of the North Pole, which until now was considered the northernmost point on Earth. But in the end it turned out to be a northern island located about 780 meters north of Udaq. The new island, which has not yet been named, measures about 30 meters by 60 meters, and rises three to four meters above sea level. sea ​​level. There is a danger that the place will not hold the title of the northernmost island in the world for a long time. As soon as a strong storm comes, the water can swallow it up.

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