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How Greenland scorched its underside

Added: 09.08.2018 20:23 | 4 views | 0 comments

The world's largest island ran over Iceland's volcanic hotspot and has the rocky scar to prove it.

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Lost Norse of Greenland fueled the medieval ivory trade, ancient walrus DNA suggests

Added: 08.08.2018 16:17 | 15 views | 0 comments

New DNA analysis reveals that, before their mysterious disappearance, the Norse colonies of Greenland had a 'near monopoly' on Europe's walrus ivory supply. An overreliance on this trade may have contributed to Norse Greenland's collapse when the medieval market declined.

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Walrus bones provide clues to mystery of lost Viking colony

Added: 08.08.2018 13:16 | 16 views | 0 comments

Clues to the mystery of why Viking colonies in Greenland flourished and fell have been found in the DNA of medieval walrus bones housed in more than a dozen European museums.

Tags: EU, Greenland, DNA, Lost
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