An undated handout image with a view of a tiny island off the coast of Greenland that scientists on an expedition say is the world's northernmost point of land. Photo: Julian Charriere/Reuters An undated handout image with a view of a tiny island off the coast of Greenland that scientists on an expedition say is the world's northernmost point of land. Photo: Julian Charriere/Reuters
An undated handout image with a view of a tiny island off the coast of Greenland that scientists on an expedition say is the world's northernmost point of land. Photo: Julian Charriere/Reuters

Scientists on Greenland expedition say they have discovered tiny island that is ‘world’s northernmost’

  • The scientists initially thought they had arrived at Oodaaq, an island discovered by a Danish team in 1978
  • On checking the exact location, they realised they had visited another island 780 metres northwest

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An undated handout image with a view of a tiny island off the coast of Greenland that scientists on an expedition say is the world's northernmost point of land. Photo: Julian Charriere/Reuters An undated handout image with a view of a tiny island off the coast of Greenland that scientists on an expedition say is the world's northernmost point of land. Photo: Julian Charriere/Reuters
An undated handout image with a view of a tiny island off the coast of Greenland that scientists on an expedition say is the world's northernmost point of land. Photo: Julian Charriere/Reuters
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