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Explorations in America before Columbus

Author: Hjalmar Rued Holand
Publisher: New York : Twayne Publishers, ©1956.
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Study of evidences of Norse discoveries and explorations in North America.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holand, Hjalmar Rued, 1872-1963.
Explorations in America before Columbus.
New York : Twayne, ©1956
(OCoLC)643554196
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hjalmar Rued Holand
OCLC Number: 21296569
Description: 381 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: The dawn of seafaring discovery --
The first pathfinder to the new world --
The discovery of America's mainland --
Leif Erikson discovers America --
Where was Leif Erikson's Vinland? --
America's first homesteader --
Thorfin Karlsevni sails to Vinland --
Identification of Thorfin Karlsevni's route --
The Norsemen fight with the Indians --
America visited 1047 --
A bishop goes to Vinland --
Norse explorations in the American Arctic --
The mass emigration to America in 1342 --
A royal expedition sails to America in 1355 --
The oldest native document of American history --
Mooring stones and camp sites --
Fourteenth century implements found in Minnesota --
The stone tower in Newport --
The purpose of the tower --
The measurements of the tower --
The identity of the men who built the tower --
Norumbega --
A lost inscription --
The earliest map of America --
Reminiscences of the Paul Knutson expedition --
The Norwegian-Portuguese expedition to America in 1476 --
The genesis of the Cabot and Columbus voyages --
Appendices: Linguistic aspects of the Kin Kensington Stone inscription --
The runic symbols --
Accusations against Ohman and Fogelblad.
Responsibility: by Hjalmar R. Holand.

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Study of evidences of Norse discoveries and explorations in North America.

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