This past summer, Philip Conkling, president of the Island Institute, accompanie
This past summer, Philip Conkling, president of the Island Institute, accompanied an expedition of scientists studying abrupt climate change on a trip to Greenland to explore why the Viking Norse settlement there collapsed in the 1400s, after nearly 500 years of successful occupation. The company included George Denton, a glacial geologist from the University of Maine. A Norse coin and Viking runes found in Maine have led some to believe Vikings traveled here. With details on the expedition.
Island Institute of Maine
Conkling, Philip, "This past summer, Philip Conkling, president of the Island Institute, accompanie" (2006). Maine News Index - Island Journal. 379.
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