AccuWeather - World Weather - International Local Weather Forecasts

Steven Laib 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.

Steve Laib



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