Author Results for C.A. Burland

By Weather to Wineland

By C.A. Burland

An examination of how the Vikings used their knowledge of the wind patterns and in particular the summer depressions to explore the Atlantic, with each search following a previous accidental discovery. Naddod and then Flokiā€™s reached Iceland, Gunbiorn and then Eric Red-head reached Greenland, Bjarne Herjulfsson and then Leif Eriksson reached America. Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Early Middle Ages
Subjects include: Science & Exploration