Photo Gallery: Why Did the Vikings Abandon Greenland?
01/10/2013
The Medieval Warm Period had made it possible for settlers from Norway, Iceland...
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The Medieval Warm Period had made it possible for settlers from Norway, Iceland and Denmark to live on hundreds of scattered farms along the protected fjords of Greenland, where they built dozens of churches and even had bishops. But their disappearance remains a mystery to this day.