The Viking Discovery of America

The Viking Explorer Who Beat Columbus to America – HISTORY

Oct 08, 2013 · Half a millennium before Columbus “discovered” America, those Viking feet may have been the first European ones to ever have touched North American soil.

The Viking Discovery of America: The Excavation of a Norse

The authors share a historical interest in the excavated Viking sites, making thorough observations of the site where the Vikings first landed, known as L’Anse aux Meadows, in Newfoundland, and they have now conclusively solved the mystery of the first European settlement in North America.


The Viking Discovery of America: The Excavation of a Norse

From 1961 to 1968, Helge Ingstad and his wife Anne Stine Ingstad, both archaeologists and acclaimed Viking scholars, conducted seven expeditions at L’Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland. The results of their excavations solved one of the world’s greatest mysteries: the location of Vinland and the first European settlement in North America.


Norse colonization of North America – Wikipedia


The Viking Discovery of America – Grimfrost

Product number: 2777. The Viking Discovery of America, By Anna Yates. Over a thousand years ago, a Nordic seafarer carried off course on the North Atlantic and …

New evidence of Viking life in America? – BBC News

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

The Vikings: A Memorable Visit to America | History

Asked who discovered America, 8-year-old Kristin Bjarnadottir, a third grader in Holar, Iceland, answers with complete confidence: “Leifur,” naming the celebrated Viking explorer.

How Did The Vikings Discover America? –

Who discovered America? When Columbus returned from the Antilles in 1493, he was not the first European to have stepped in the New World.

Discovery Could Rewrite History of Vikings in New World

The treasure they discovered here—a stone hearth used for working iron—could rewrite the early history of North America and aid the search for lost Viking settlements described in Norse sagas