Why did the vikings call greenland greenland?

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Leif Erikson went to greenland and even though greenland had so much ice on it he wanted to attract people there and called it greenland
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Why is it called Greenland?

Because when Erik the Red (Danish: Erik den Røde) first came back from Greenland, he wanted people to follow him to the new land. And therefore called it GreenLand (A Green

Why was Greenland called Greenland?

Although the coasts of the island are very green in the summer when they are ice-free, it may have been part of the colonization efforts by its discoverer, Erik the Red (Danis

Why did the vikings name Greenland Greenland?

Some danish guy named it Greenland because it sounded good. Though some people say he called it Grundland (Groundland) and somehow it became Grønland (Greenland)...