January 16, 2013

Archaeologists Find Clues to Viking Mystery

Gunther Stockinger, Der Spiegel


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For years, researchers have puzzled over why Viking descendents abandoned Greenland in the late 15th century. But archaeologists now believe that economic and identity issues, rather than starvation and disease, drove them back to their ancestral homes.

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