Esta isla, por mucho la mas grande del planeta, fue descubierta hacia el ano 900 por el normando Gunnbjorn
Ulfsson, y en el 985 fue colonizada; su clima es artico y 80% de su superficie esta formada por hielos permanentes.
The Norse settlement voyages to Greenland are briefly covered, but unfortunately without discussion of the landmarks (Hvitserk and Blaserk) in the sailing instructions of the Icelandic sagas that Tornoe (1935) has convincingly argued are identical with the present-day Gunnbjorn Fjeld and Rigny Bjerg (Fig.
The British expeditions of the 1930s aimed at exploration of East Greenland's highest mountains are described individually; the highest summit, Gunnbjorn Fjeld--the Hvitserk of the Icelandic sagas--was climbed by a party led by geologist Lawrence Wager.
How equipment engendered endeavour A timeline logging the major inventions and human achievements in history (3500BC-1850) 3500BC 3500-3000BC Wheeled vehicles in use in Sumeria 1AD 982 Eric the Red explores and establishes a colony on Greenland, subsequent to its accidental discovery by another Viking, Gunnbjorn
It was named for Gunnbjorn Ulfsson, the Icelander who is believed to be the first person, between A.
Gunnbjorns Fjaeld lies directly north of and 80 km inland from Cape J.