Garde carefully explored and mapped the coast from Cape Farewell to Angmagssalik, in 66° N.
Nordenski?ld, in the " Sophia," landed near Angmagssalik, in 65° 36' N., in 1883.9 Captain C. Ryder, in 1891-1892, explored and mapped the large Scoresby Sound, or, more correctly, Scoresby Fjord.10 Lieutenant G.
Amdrup, in 1899, explored the coast from Angmagssalik north to 67° 22' N.
In the region of Angmagssalik, which is very mountainous, the mountains rise to 6500 ft., the most prominent peak being Ingolf's Fjeld, in 66° 20' N., about 6000 ft., which is seen from far out at sea, and forms an excellent landmark.
Ancient schists occur on the east coast south of Angmagssalik, and basalts and schists are found in Scoresby Fjord.
On the east coast there is but one coloni, Angmagssalik, in 65° 30 N., only established in 1894.