NEWFOUNDLAND VIKING CELEBRATION

(000730-GSL08.jpg) L’ANSE AUX MEADOWS, NEWFOUNDLAND. 28JUL00 — NEWFOUNDLAND VIKING CELEBRATION — The Viking ship, Iclendingur, arrives in L’anse aux Meadows Newfoundland after completing a re-creation of the trip across the North Atlantic by Norseman, Leif Ericsson.The captain, Gunnar Eggertsson, wis greeted by Viking “re-enactors” on the beach at NORSTEAD. The celebration of 1000 years since Leif Ericsson founded the only known Norse settlement in North America is taking place at the Norstead encampment recreation near L’anse aux Meadows National Historic Site on the north coast of Newfoundland. Photo by GREG LOCKE/ PictureDesk International –COPYRIGHT (C) 2000.
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