[rescue] Digital server 7000r
Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez
lefa at ucsc.edu
Mon Dec 16 15:41:35 CST 2002
On Mon, 16 Dec 2002, Joshua D Boyd wrote:
> > Eiriksson during his adventures in eastern North America - 500 years
> > before Columbus' exploits in the "New World". The site was rediscovered
> > by Helge Ingstad and his wife Anne Stine in 1960. L'Anse aux Meadows is
> > now a National Historic Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first
> > cultural site in the world to receive this designation - a symbol of its
> > outstanding cultural and historical value."
> > From (http://www.biztravel.com/Articles/20000327.html)
> My understanding is that technically Greenland is part of America, thus
> it was his father Eric Thorvaldsson who discovered America.
My understanding is that a few thousand years before a bunch of Asian
people crossed the Baring Strait. So I am pretty sure they were the first
ones to actually discover America......
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