The Norse colonization of the Americas began as early as the 10th century AD,
when .... The sagas describe three separate areas discovered during this
exploration: .... the "Vinland map", ...
Here is a map of their voyages across the north Atlantic. ... Leif Erikson's site
Vinland was identified with a Viking settlement, discovered and excavated at L'
Oct 9, 2013 ... Does this map prove that China discovered America before Columbus? ..... That
didn't stem from Vikings or Basques spending time in the ...
His claim turns on the fact that Columbus did not reach the American mainland ...
Sebastian Munster's map, published in 1540, the first to show America as a
continent. ... At their most deliberate the Vikings strove each time to sail a little
The Vikings not only discovered North America, they also established at ... The
Vinland Map, dated at about 1450 (before Columbus set sail), shows part of
Mar 31, 2016 ... Guided by ancient Norse sagas and modern satellite images, searchers discover
what may be North America's second Viking site. ... of archaeologists was drawn
to this remote part of Canada by a modern-day treasure map: ...
Oct 21, 2013 ... But if you're going to fake a map, there's right ways to do it and there's ... Of
course the Vikings didn't discover the Americas 300 years before ...
Jan 19, 2006 ... Simon Jenkins: A map supporting claims that the admiral Zheng He ... claim to
the first "discovery" of America since the Vikings remains strong.
As such, it was the earliest map to show America. As such, it proved that the
Vikings, not Columbus, were the first to discover America. The map was an
Columbus didn't really discover America. ... So, who really did discover America?
... Around 1,000 AD, the Viking Eric the Red had followed generations-old ... The
map turned out to be an ancient relic illustrating the fabled Chinese lost ...