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Greenland - Wikipedia

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Greenland is an autonomous administrative division within the Danish Realm between the ... Greenland expects to grow its economy based on increased income from the extraction of natural resources. T...

How Greenland got its Name - Ancient History Blog

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Dec 17, 2010 ... If you have ever been to Greenland, you know that it does not live up to its name. Instead of being a beautiful, green island Greenland is icy and ...

Is Iceland Really Green and Greenland Really Icy?

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Jun 30, 2016 ... A longstanding rumor claims the names are a bait and switch. ... Over 80 percent of Greenland is covered in ice, but its grass was probably ...

How Iceland And Greenland Ended Up With Such Messed Up Names

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Jun 3, 2013 ... Yes it's true, the country called Greenland is covered in ice and snow, whereas Iceland has rolling fields of green. But why did things end up ...

Greenland used to be green - Skeptical Science

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So how did Greenland get its name? According to the Icelandic sagas, Erik the Red named it Greenland in an attempt to lure settlers in search of land and the ...

How Icy Greenland Got Its Name (Video) | Merriam-Webster

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Featuring: Kory Stamper. Greenland isn't green—in fact, it's icier than Iceland. So how did it end up with such a misleading name? Editor Kory Stamper explains.

Why is it called Greenland when there is hardly any green on ...

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Iceland, which has plenty of ice, got its modern name from another visitor, the Norwegian Viking . The 12th century Icelandic history, Landnámabók, based on ...

'Greenland used to be green'–Don't judge a book by its cover, much ...

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Dec 16, 2006 ... Objection: When the Vikings settled it, Greenland was a lovely, ... a book by its cover, you can't judge the climate of Greenland by its name.

The “story” of Iceland and Greenland | Hannibal and Me: life lessons ...

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Feb 4, 2010 ... But it's actually the audience who must empathize, and ..... Erik the Red was indeed fleeing Norway and coined a false name for Greenland.

Icy Greenland was Once Pretty Green, Study Finds : Environment ...

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Apr 18, 2014 ... Greenland, the icy island nation in the Arctic, gets its name from an Icelandic murderer exiled there, who called it "Greenland" in hopes that the ...