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...
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?
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.
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 ... 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
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 ...
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 ...
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).
May 27, 2014 ... ... Misleading Name 'Greenland'. greenland, ice, name, vikings, mislead, iceland,
green ... Where did that come from? Is there another amusing ...
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
swapped Subscribe: http://bit.ly/1B8ZG2A ...