Greenland is an autonomous country within the Danish Realm, located between
the Arctic and ... It was from Greenland and Iceland that Norwegians would set
sail to discover ... The name of the countr...
Feb 4, 2010 ... The true (non-fiction) story of Iceland's founding is more complicated ... about the
research of Melanie Green (perhaps the “green” did it). ... information is
presented as fiction, they switch on their story brains. ..... As you note, Erik the
Red was indeed fleeing Norway and coined a false name for Greenland.
Mar 9, 2016 ... Iceland has had many names (see Names of Iceland). The Greek explorer
Pytheas .... The sagas state that he did not get along with his neighbors and his
volatile temper meant that he often challenged people in duels.
Apr 20, 2013 ... I've heard your theory that Iceland was named Iceland to repel other settlers
while Greenland's name was intended to lure other settlers to the ...
Dec 17, 2010 ... Instead of being a beautiful, green island Greenland is icy and cold. ... The secret
lies with the Vikings who settled in Iceland and in many different areas of ... A
Viking ship did not have a large keel like other sailing vessels did.
Feb 17, 2013 ... It turns out Iceland is much more green and livelier than Greenland and ... much
more ice and snow than Iceland(hence the name of this post).
Jul 17, 2007 ... Why is Iceland called Greenland And Why is Greenland called Iceland ... talk at
the U.N and reach an agreement to formally switch their names.
true, as other historians claim the original name was "ground-land," and ... The
first invaders called Iceland and Greenland as such, to make the next ..... want to
call Vikings 'Norse' because the Vikings did more than just raid.
www.ask.com/youtube?q=Why Did Iceland and Greenland Switch Names?&v=2fVCl8yGnyE
Jan 1, 2015 ... I explain the reason behind why Iceland and Greenland have their names ... +
szili76 Sorry about that, :P I did have several people tell me it was garish .... The
Truth behind IceLand And GreenLand's Messed Up Names ...
Oct 14, 2012 ... Answer: The most likely explanation for Iceland's name is that ice was ... is that
the Vikings named Iceland Iceland and Greenland Greenland to ...