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Area of coastal North America explored by Vikings. Wikipedia

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    • People from Greenland attempted to set up a settlement at Vinland in North America, but abandoned it in the face of hostility from the indigenous residents.Iceland-Wikipedia
    • However, the first recorded European references to North America (other than Greenland) are around 1000 AD in Norse sagas where it is referred to as Vinland.North America-Wikipedia
    • In the 11th century, Old Norse was the most widely spoken European language, ranging from Vinland in the West to the Volga River in the East.Old Norse-Wikipedia
    • The first recorded European references to North America are in Norse sagas where it is referred to as Vinland.North America-Wikipedia
    • The earliest recorded European mention of America is in a historical treatise by the medieval chronicler Adam of Bremen, circa 1075, where it is referred to as Vinland.History of the United States-Wikipedia
    • Leif's third landing was at a place he called Vinland (possibly Newfoundland).Newfoundland and Labrador-Wikipedia

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