Eric the Red

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Er·ic the Red

 (ĕr′ĭk) fl. tenth century.
Norwegian navigator who explored and named Greenland and founded its first Norse settlement (c. 985).

Eric the Red

(Biography) ?940–?1010 ad, Norse navigator: discovered and colonized Greenland; father of Leif Ericson

Er′ic the Red′

(ˈɛr ɪk)
born A.D. c950, Norse mariner: explorer and colonizer of Greenland c985.
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led by Eric the Red, and survived there for nearly 500 years, reaching a maximum population of around 5,000.
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Historic characters and scenes from the time of Eric the Red to WWII are brilliantly depicted on a massive mural in the hallway.
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In medieval times, usually warm temperatures in the North Atlantic prompted Norse Vikings to establish the first European settlements on Greenland, following the island's discovery in 982 by Eric the Red.
I struggle over the connection between climate change and our use of fossil fuels, especially when trying to understand how the Romans grew vines as far north as Hadrian's Wall and how Eric the Red managed to grow cereal crops, in Greenland, a thousand years before cars and electricity.
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