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Greenland - Wikipedia

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Greenland is an autonomous administrative division within the Danish Realm between the ... Vikings set sail from Greenland and Iceland, discovering North America ... The name of the country in Green...

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 greener back in the summer of A.D. 982, ... So How Did the Names Get Switched?

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

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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.

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 ...

How come Greenland wasn't named Iceland and Iceland ... - Quora

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Iceland has had many names (see Names of Iceland). The Greek explorer Pytheas knew of a ... How did Greenland get its name? Who is the richest .... This is basic marketing but we would never switch names with Greenland! 1.2k Views  ...

How did Iceland get its name? | Iceland Review

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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 ...

why do greenland and iceland have ironic names?

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Oct 14, 2012 ... Anonymous said: why do greenland and iceland have ironic names? Answer: The most likely explanation for Iceland's name is that ice was the ...

Why isn't Iceland called Greenland and Greenland called Iceland ...

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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).

Why The Vikings Chose The Misleading Name 'Greenland' - UA ...

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May 27, 2014 ... ... Misleading Name 'Greenland'. greenland, ice, name, vikings, mislead, iceland, green ... Where did that come from? Is there another amusing ...

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Jan 1, 2015 ... I explain the reason behind why Iceland and Greenland have their names swapped Subscribe: http://bit.ly/1B8ZG2A ...