AccuWeather - World Weather - International Local Weather Forecasts
stevenlaib at SBCGLOBAL.NET
Tue Mar 21 15:51:36 MST 2006
On Mar 21, 2006, at 2:02 PM, Jim wrote:
> Earth used to be somewhat warmer than it is now. When the vikings
> first made it to North America 1,000 years ago they landed in what is
> now Canada. They called it Vinland. Why? Because they found grapes
> growing in an area that is currently too cold for grapes.
Not to mention that they had settlements in Greenland which failed
years later when the climate cooled and they couldn't raise enough
crops to live on.
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