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Viking Navigation
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Soren Thirslund
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-01 - Publisher:

How was the Norse Navigator able to shape his course across the North Atlantic long before the invention of the magnetic compass? This book tells the story of the Viking Sun Compass and how it allowed the Vikings to sail across the Atlantic. In 1948, the Danish archaeologist C.L. Veb�k
Viking Empires
Language: en
Pages: 447
Authors: Angelo Forte, Richard D. Oram, Richard Oram, Frederik Pedersen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-05-05 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A definitive history of six hundred years of Viking civilization traces the political, military, social, cultural, and religious history of the Viking world from Iceland to Lithuania.
The Viking Age
Language: en
Pages: 552
Authors: Angus A. Somerville, R. Andrew McDonald
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-19 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Who were the Vikings, and do they deserve their unsavoury reputation? Through over 100 primary source documents, this fascinating collection weighs the cultural importance and lasting influence of the Vikings.
Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports
Language: en
Authors: Angus A. Somerville, R. Andrew McDonald
Categories: Aeronautics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher:

Lists citations with abstracts for aerospace related reports obtained from world wide sources and announces documents that have recently been entered into the NASA Scientific and Technical Information Database.
Secrets of the Viking Navigators
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Leif K. Karlsen
Categories: Iceland spar
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Starpath Publications

"Most navigators have heard of Viking sunstones, but few realize they are more than legend. Leif Karlsen has brought them to life. He shows us how they work-now, and a thousand years ago-and what it was that led the Viking navigators to develop this unique tool for finding the direction