New evidence of a former Viking settlement found in North America

Point Rosee is located at the southwest end of the island of Newfoundland, on the Atlantic coast of Canada. A team of archaeologists led by Sarah Parcak have discovered what they believe to be a Norse settlement. The Vikings were a seafaring group from Scandinavia that sailed around the world, raiding and pillaging along the way, about 1,000 years ago. The discovery of this second site, more than 50 years after the first was uncovered, could ultimately lead to a better understanding of Viking activity in North America.

Read the full article by Lydia Ramsey from Business Insider here.



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