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 ... ... information is presented as fiction, they switch on their story brains. ..... The
people of those nations did wind up much better off than they .... Pingback: The "
story" of Iceland and Greenland - Cristian H. Gomez ... As you note, Erik the Red
was indeed fleeing Norway and coined a false name for Greenlan...
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 ...
Iceland has had many names (see Names of Iceland). The Greek explorer
Pytheas knew of a .... The sagas state that he did not get along with his neighbors
and his volatile temper meant that he often challenged people in duels. After
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 ...
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).
Mar 14, 2009 ... i no they are different but how did they get their names to be opposite.
I know Greenland is Icy and Iceland is Green, any answers? ... The names should
probably be switched, but who wants to change 1000 .... Actually they did .
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.