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Leif Erikson


Leif Erikson or Leif Ericson was an Icelandic explorer and the first known European to have discovered North America (excluding Greenland), .... Thorgils was later sent to Leif in Greenland, but he ...

The Viking Explorer Who Beat Columbus to America - History in the ...


Oct 8, 2013 ... Did a Viking explorer travel from Greenland to modern day Canada in ... before Columbus “discoveredAmerica, those Viking feet may have ...

The Vikings Discover America, ca. 1000 - EyeWitness to History


Eyewitness account of the Viking's first exploration of North America. ... But so much did they desire to land that they did not give themselves time to wait until the ...

So, Who Did Discover America? | History Today


The story of Vikings plowing the waves in their narrow-hulled boats to explore and settle .... Did Biruni discover America in the first third of the 11th century?

The Vikings: A Memorable Visit to America | History | Smithsonian


In 1960, they discovered the remains of a Viking encampment in ... Steinberg did not start out trying to insert himself into a debate about Viking lore, but to survey ...

New evidence of Viking life in America? - BBC News - BBC.com


Apr 1, 2016 ... A new discovery has revealed that the Vikings may have travelled hundreds of miles further into North ... Did they get to North America?



But in 1960, undeniable proof of Vikings in North America came to light at L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada. Several Norse Viking pieces and ...

Discovery Could Rewrite History of Vikings in New World


Mar 31, 2016 ... ... searchers discover what may be North America's second Viking site. ... If so, then how does this discovery fit into history's bigger picture?

New satellite images reveal fresh evidence that Vikings settled in ...


Apr 1, 2016 ... The Vikings' claim to be the first Europeans to reach North America will ... have discovered only the second known Viking site in North America, on the ... said she did not believe they reached the modern-day United States.

A New Vikings Site Discovered In North America Could Rewrite ...


Apr 5, 2016 ... A possible Vikings site has been recently discovered on the island of Newfoundland, with the site dating back to nearly a thousand years, and ...

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Is this the rock that proves Vikings DID discover America ... - Daily Mail


Apr 1, 2016 ... New evidence has been uncovered that suggests the Vikings may have discovered North America nearly 500 years before Christopher ...

Who really discovered America? - Whiteout Press


Columbus didn't really discover America. ... So, who really did discover America? ... land, he hoped to entice and establish Viking settlements, which he did.

Coming to America: Who Was First? : NPR


Oct 8, 2007 ... Did you believe that Christopher Columbus discovered America and that ... The first encounter was when the Vikings came across 10 Indians ...