AVM Runestone The AVM Runestone, also known as the Berg-AVM Runestone, is a hoax created in 1985 by students carving runes into a boulder near Kensington, Minnesota, not far from where the Kensington Ru...
Beardmore Relics The Beardmore Relics are a cache of Viking Age artifacts, said to have been unearthed near Beardmore, Ontario, Canada, in the 1930s.
Bjarni Herjólfsson Bjarni Herjólfsson (fl. 10th century) was a Norse explorer who is the first known European discoverer of the mainland of the Americas, which he sighted in 985.
Brattahlíð Brattahlíð, often anglicised as Brattahlid, was Erik the Red's estate in the Eastern Settlement Viking colony he established in south-western Greenland toward the end of the 10th century.
Eastern Settlement The Eastern Settlement was the first and largest of the three areas of Norse Greenland, settled c. AD 985 by Norsemen from Iceland.
Erik Gnupsson Erik Gnupsson or Eiríkr Gnúpsson, also known as Henricus, was born in Iceland.
Erik the Red Erik Thorvaldsson (950 – c. 1003), known as Erik the Red, is remembered in medieval and Icelandic saga sources as having founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland.
Follins Pond Follins Pond is a brackish lake located on Cape Cod, separating the towns of Dennis, Massachusetts, and Yarmouth, Massachusetts.
Freydís Eiríksdóttir Freydís Eiríksdóttir was a daughter of Erik the Red (as in her patronym) who was associated with the Norse exploration of North America.
Furdustrandir Wonderstrands refers to the Furðustrandir, a stretch of coastline mentioned in the Icelandic "Eiríks saga" of Erik the Red.
Gardar, Greenland Garðar was the seat of the bishop in the Norse settlements in Greenland.
Garðar, Greenland Garðar was the seat of the bishop in the Norse settlements in Greenland.
Great Ireland Great Ireland (Old Norse: Írland hið mikla or Írland it mikla), also known as White Men's Land (Hvítramannaland), and in Latin similarly as Hibernia Major and Albania, ...
Greenland saga The Grœnlendinga saga (spelled Grænlendinga saga in modern Icelandic and translated into English as the Saga of the Greenlanders) is an Icelandic saga.
Greenlandic Norse Greenlandic Norse is an extinct North Germanic dialect that was spoken in the Norse settlements of Greenland until their demise in the late 15th century.
Grœnlendinga saga The Grœnlendinga saga (spelled Grænlendinga saga in modern Icelandic and translated into English as the Saga of the Greenlanders) is an Icelandic saga.
Gunnbjörn Ulfsson Gunnbjørn Ulfsson (Norwegian, lived circa 10th century), name also given as Gunnbjørn Ulf-Krakuson, was the first European to sight North America.
Hammer of Thor (monument) The Hammer of Thor is a tall, t-shaped, man-made rock formation, located along the Arnaud River in the Ungava Peninsula, Quebec, Canada.
Helluland Helluland is the name given to one of the three lands seen by Bjarni Herjólfsson, discovered by Leif Ericson and further explored by Þorfinnr "Karlsefni" Þórðarson around AD 1000 on the North Atlantic coast of North America.
Homo gardarensis Homo gardarensis was the name mistakenly given to partial remains found in a burial at Garðar, Greenland in a 12th-century Norse settlement.
Hvalsey Hvalsey ("Whale Island"; Greenlandic Qaqortukulooq) is located near Qaqortoq, Greenland and is the site of Greenland's largest, best-preserved Norse ruins in the area known as the Eastern Se...
Ikigait Ikigait is a former community in Greenland about 3 kilometers west of Narsarmijit.
Ivittuut Ivittuut, formerly Ivigtût (Kalaallisut: "Grassy Place", is an abandoned mining town near Cape Desolation in southwestern Greenland.
Kensington Runestone The Kensington Runestone is a 200-pound slab of greywacke covered in runes on its face and side that supporters claim is evidence that Scandinavian explorers reached the middle of North America in the 14th century although experts identify it as a 19th century hoax.
Kingdom of Saguenay The name "Kingdom of Saguenay" supposedly has its origin in an Iroquoian legend, as recorded by the French during French colonisation in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
L'Anse aux Meadows L'Anse aux Meadows (from the French L'Anse-aux-Méduses or "Jellyfish Cove") is an archaeological site on the northernmost tip of the island of Newfoundland in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Leif Ericson Leif Ericson or Leif Erikson (or Icelandic: Leifur Eiríksson; Norwegian: Leiv Eiriksson c. 970 – c. 1020) was a Norse explorer regarded as the first Europea...
Leif Erikson Leif Ericson or Leif Erikson (or Icelandic: Leifur Eiríksson; Norwegian: Leiv Eiriksson c. 970 – c. 1020) was a Norse explorer regarded as the first European to land in North America (excluding Greenland), nearly 500 years before Christopher Columbus.
Maine penny The Maine penny, also referred to as the Goddard coin, is a Norwegian silver penny dating to the reign of Olaf Kyrre (1067–1093 AD).
Markland Markland is the name given to one of three lands on North America's Atlantic shore discovered by Leif Eriksson around 1000 AD. It was located south of Helluland and north of Vinland.
Narragansett Runestone The Narragansett Runestone, also known as the Quidnessett Rock, is a 2.5 tonne slab of metasandstone inscribed with two rows of symbols, which some have indicated resemble ancient Runic ch...
Newport Tower (Rhode Island) The Newport Tower (also known as: Round Tower, Touro Tower, Newport Stone Tower and Old Stone Mill) is a round stone tower located in Touro Park in Newport, Rhode Island ...
Norse colonization of the Americas The Norse colonization of the Americas began as early as 10th century AD, when Vikings explored and settled areas of the North Atlantic, including the northeastern fringes of North America.
Pathfinder (2007 film) Pathfinder (also known by the alternate title Pathfinder: The Legend of the Ghost Warrior) is a 2007 American epic action film directed by Marcus Nispel, distributed by 20th Century Fox,...
Saga of Erik the Red Eiríks saga rauða or the Saga of Erik the Red is a saga on the Norse exploration of North-America.
Sandnæs Sandnæs, often anglicized as Sandnes, was the largest Norse farmstead in the Western Settlement of medieval Greenland.
Skræling Skræling (Old Norse and Icelandic: skrælingi, plural skrælingjar) is the name the Norse Greenlanders used for the indigenous peoples they encountered in North America a...
Skálholt Skálholt (Old Icelandic: Skálaholt) is a historical site in the south of Iceland, at the river Hvítá.
Snorri Thorfinnsson Snorri Thorfinnsson (Old Norse and Icelandic: Snorri Þorfinnsson or Snorri Karlsefnisson, probably born between 1004 and 1013, and died c.