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An Illustrated Viking Voyage

Retracing Leif Eriksson's Journey in An Authentic Viking Knarr
Carter, W. Hodding (Book - 2000)
An Illustrated Viking Voyage
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The account of one man's obsession with Leif Eriksson and his triumphant voyage 1000 years ago from Greenland to North America. Carter gathered a crew and re-enacted the event in a replica of the precarious Viking cargo ship known as a knarr. Photographs accompany each stage of the voyage.
Authors: Carter, W. Hodding (William Hodding)
Title: An illustrated Viking voyage
retracing Leif Eriksson's journey in an authentic Viking knarr
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, c2000
Characteristics: 147 p. :,col. ill., col. map ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: photographs by Russell Kaye ; text by W. Hodding Carter
Additional Contributors: Kaye, Russell
ISBN: 0743407024
Branch Call Number: 910.45 C325i 2000
Subject Headings: North Atlantic Ocean Navigation Viking ships Leiv Eiriksson, -approximately 1020 Travel North America Carter, W. Hodding (William Hodding) Travel North Atlantic Ocean
Topical Term: Viking ships
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What would it be like to sail from Greenland to Newfoundland in a 54-foot wooden boat? And to build the boat by hand?

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