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The Norse colonization of North America began in the late 10th century AD when Norsemen explored and settled areas of the North Atlantic including the northeastern fringes of North America. Viking houses were found at L'Anse aux Meadows near the northern tip of ..... The Skálholt Map, made by an Icelandic teacher in 1570, depicts part of ...


Jun 2, 2013 ... Amateur historian proves '15th century map' that showed Vikings discovered America before Columbus is a FAKE. Vinland Map hailed in ...


Apr 1, 2016 ... A new discovery has revealed that the Vikings may have travelled hundreds of miles further into North America than previously thought.


Is the Vinland Map a forgery? Explore evidence in chemistry, cartography, pigments, archeology, etc. Make your own determination.


Oct 9, 2013 ... Controversial historian Gavin Menzies is claiming that this map from 1418 proves ... Does this map prove that China discovered America before Columbus? ..... That didn't stem from Vikings or Basques spending time in the ...


Sebastian Munster's map, published in 1540, the first to show Amid this ping-pong ... Just what is meant, then, by this Norse 'discovery' of North America?


Find out more about the history of Leif Eriksson, including videos, interesting ... Did a Viking explorer travel from Greenland to modern day Canada in the 11th ... He is generally believed to be the first European to reach the North American ...


Mar 17, 2014 ... ... failed to find the mythical island drawn on their maps, a new theory arose that ... That all changed with the discovery of a Viking settlement on the ... if any artifacts connected to St. Brendan are ever found in North America.


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: ...