The Return of the Vikings
61 sailors navigate 2,000 treacherous miles using medieval technology.
After 965 years, the Sea Stallion—a replica of an 11th-century Viking vessel submerged off the coast of Denmark and built in Ireland—had finally come home. Although Vikings are famous for sailing across the Atlantic to North America, raiding the coasts of Europe, pillaging North Africa, navigating the rivers of Russia, and even exploring the Caspian Sea, historians know relatively little about the technology used in the Viking longships.
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