Photos:

Images: Viking Twilight Compass Helps Navigate North Atlantic

PREVIOUS | NEXT
1 of 6

Uunartoq disc

Credit: Copyright Proceedings of the Royal Society A; Balazs Bernath; Alexandra Farkas; Denes Szaz; Miklos Blaho; Adam Egri; Andras Barta; Susanne Akesson; and Gabor Horvath
The Uunartoq disc was discovered in an 11th century convent in Greenland in 1948. It is thought to have been used as a compass by the Vikings as they traversed…Read More »





the North Atlantic Ocean from Norway to Greenland.   Less «
More from LiveScience