Ruins may be Viking hunting outpost in Greenland
According to Knut Espen Solberg, leader of ‘The Melting Arctic’ project mapping changes in the north, the remains uncovered in past weeks in west Greenland may also be new evidence that the climate was less chilly about 1,000 years ago than it is today.
“We found something that most likely was a dock, made of rocks, for big ships up to 20-30 metres (60-90 ft) long,” he said.
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