There be Vikings out west – Image #94

Just watched a fascinating documentary about the work of Sarah Parcak and her team, trying to work out whether the Vikings went further west than was previously thought.

For those not familiar with her work (I had only heard her do a TED talk) Sarah is a “space archaeologist”,  identifying archeological sites from satellite imagery.

The documentary spanned the travels of Vikings from Scandinavia across to Britain, to Iceland then Greenland and further west.  I’m not going to give anything away, but it’s well worth the watch!



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