by |July 24, 2017

Replica vessels owned by the museum lie anchored in the bay. Viking ships were used not just for the famous pillage-and-plunder expeditions, but fishing, especially for the abundant cod that still fuel the islands’ economy. A climate marginal for farming may have been a factor in the formation of the Vikings' raiding culture.

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