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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in association with the National Museum of Natural History in Washington .
Written in English



  • North America,
  • Canada,
  • Greenland


  • Vikings.,
  • Northmen.,
  • Vikings -- Material culture -- Catalogs.,
  • North America -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse.,
  • Canada -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse.,
  • Greenland -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by William W. Fitzhugh and Elisabeth I. Ward.
ContributionsFitzhugh, William W., 1943-, Ward, Elisabeth I., National Museum of Natural History (U.S.).
LC ClassificationsDL65 .V586 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination432 p. :
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL51854M
ISBN 10156098970X, 1560989955
LC Control Number99057983

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