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Original ruins ... not reconstructed!

Greenland, Hvalsey (aka Whale Island). 14th century stone ruins of Hvalsey Church, Greenland's largest & best-preserved Viking period ruins.

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Album name:Cindy Miller Hopkins / The World
Keywords:14th / c. / 14th / century / ancient / archaeological / archaeology / architectural / architecture / Arctic / attraction / building / church / construction / cultural / culture / destination / famous / Greenland / historic / historical / Hvalsey / important / masonry / Nordic / Norse / remote / rock / ruins / st
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Date added:Sep 19, 2010
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keithsnell   [Sep 19, 2010 at 03:15 PM]
Amazing work. That building holds a lot of history!
cmhimages   [Sep 19, 2010 at 03:52 PM]
This is one of the most important of all Viking ruins as a wedding was mentioned in a log in the 14th century and that is the LAST known link to the Norse in the area. Shocked
Becky Jenner   [Sep 20, 2010 at 05:25 PM]
I sooooooo want to be there! I want to feel,touch,smell the History! Thanks for posting as it is and will be my only retreat!

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