Unformatted text preview: because of its natural qualities. They landed and built a small settlement. They survived by whaling, fishing, and hunting. They searched for other settlements and natural resources. Half of the settlement would stay and keep the settlement and the other half would explore the area. Many historians disagree on the exact location of Vinland. Some believe that Vinland was what is now New England; others believe that it is the Northern tip of Newfoundland. People who believe that Vinland is present-day Newfoundland believe that the Vikings would not have gone too far south because it would have been too far from the homelands and would have been too difficult....
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- Spring '08
- Left-wing politics, Greenland, Newfoundland, L'Anse aux Meadows, Leif Ericson