NAMA´s field activities at Kuhn Island are planned to start early August 2013, preperation for a very ambitious exploration program is well on its way.
Team of six geologists are expected to be mapping and sampling at the Island for a period of 3-4 weeks.
General facts about the Island and the Project:
- Kuhn Ø is an island situated on the east coast of Greenland
- The area of the island is 634 km2
- In 2012 NAMA Coal Ltd. was granted the exploration licence 2012/04
- The licence area covers 622 km2
- Previous exploration and research on the island has been made by a number of workers in GEUS and early
explorers that worked along the east Greenland coast
- Kuhn Ø is uninhabited but like the rest of the eastern coast line there are numerous huts across the area. There are older hunting huts as well as newer ones owned by the winter Sirius Patrol
- Nearest base stations are 40 km away from the island, Daneborg (Danish Patrol) and Zackenberg (Research station)
NAMA CEO, Vilhjalmur Vilhjalmsson said: ” We have prepared very well for this expedition and have full confidence that we´ll successfully deliver good resaults from Kuhn Island this autumn. ”
Students from Cardiff University getting ready for Kuhn Island.