Thorfinn Karlsefni


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Thor·finn Karl·sef·ni

 (thôr′fĭn kärl′sĕv-nē) fl. c. 1000.
Icelandic navigator and explorer of the northeast coast of North America.
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10) Eviatar Zerubavel, en Terra Cognita: The Mental Discovery of America (1992), indica que hubo "an ambitious attempt made by the Icelander Thorfinn Karlsefni around 1010 to establish a permanent colony of some 160 men and women in Newfoundland ("Vinland")" (14).
The Vinland Expedition of Thorfinn Karlsefni (Reykjavik, 2005), p.
3 Thorfinn Karlsefni Thorfinn Karlsefni, an Icelandic explorer, attempted to found a settlement in North America;