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  • c. 790 CE - c. 1100 CE
    The Viking Age.
  • c. 970 CE - c. 1030 CE
    Approximate time-indication of the Vikings' expeditions to Vinland (Newfoundland, North America).
  • 980 CE - 1020 CE
    Radiocarbon dates given for the remains of the Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows (Newfoundland, Canada).
  • c. 1000 CE
    Vikings first land in North America, in Newfoundland and other parts of western Canada.
  • c. 1220 CE - c. 1280 CE
    The Saga of the Greenlanders & Erik the Red's Saga, together known as the Vinland Sagas but written independently, are composed in Iceland.
  • 1961 CE - 1968 CE
    Helge Ingstad discovers the Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows (Newfoundland, Canada); subsequent excavations are carried out by the Ingstads until 1968.
  • 1973 CE - 1976 CE
    Parks Canada leads further excavations at the Viking site of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada.

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790 CE - 1100 CE: The Viking Age.
 
970 CE - 1030 CE: Approximate time-indication of the Vikings' expeditions to Vinland (Newfoundland, North America).
 
 
980 CE - 1020 CE: Radiocarbon dates given for the remains of the Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows (Newfoundland, Canada).
 
1000 CE: Vikings first land in North America, in Newfoundland and other parts of western Canada.
 
 
1220 CE - 1280 CE: The Saga of the Greenlanders & Erik the Red's Saga, together known as the Vinland Sagas but written independently, are composed in Iceland.
 
1961 CE - 1968 CE: Helge Ingstad discovers the Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows (Newfoundland, Canada); subsequent excavations are carried out by the Ingstads until 1968.
 
1973 CE - 1976 CE: Parks Canada leads further excavations at the Viking site of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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