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was Greenland at some point in history green if so does that not point to a cycle of warming and cooling the planet goes though

Asked by oneye36 (305points) March 8th, 2008 from iPhone
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Riser's avatar

Greenland was named “Greenland” as a diversion against possible enemies trying to attack Iceland (which is actually the “green” land)

It’s stupidly clever really.

squirbel's avatar

Let’s think through this: was Greenland named before man or after?

@Riser: shoo! To bed!

tupara's avatar

Eric the Red named it Greenland to con people into migrating there.

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