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Vikings Navigated With Translucent Crystals?


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 991 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Vikings may have navigated by looking through a type of crystal called Icelandic spar, a new study suggests.



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Joe Shults (37)
Friday November 11, 2011, 4:15 pm
Thanks for the article and noted
 

Anne F. (17)
Friday November 11, 2011, 5:57 pm
Human technology is amazing. THanks for the post.
 

Freya H. (299)
Friday November 11, 2011, 8:59 pm
Amazing what people could do in the days before electronics!
 

Roopak Vaidya (33)
Tuesday May 22, 2012, 3:56 pm
The Vikings are said to have navigated to North America and back several times, long before Christopher Columbus.
 
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