Why is Greenland named Greenland?

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It is I think named because it has a lot of trees and things that are green.
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Where is Greenland?

Greenland is an autonomous region of the European country ofDenmark, and consists of a vast island stretching from the NorthAtlantic Ocean to the Arctic Ocean along the northe

Where did Greenland get its name from?

The Vikings called it Greenland so people would want to go there as they thought it was nice and lush. They also gave Iceland its name so no-one would want to visit and take t

How did Greenland get its name?

Answer The story of it being just clever advertising is widely told and believed, but it is a myth. At the time that Greenland was discovered, the Earth was a bit warmer and

Where did Greenland get its name?

The name Greenland comes from the early Scandinavian settlers. In the Icelandic sagas, it is said that Norwegian-born Erik the Red was exiled from Iceland for murder. He, alon

Why is Iceland named Iceland and Greenland named Greenland?

Iceland: The first Scandinavian who deliberately sailed to the island now known as Iceland was Flóki Vilgerðarson, also known as Hrafna-Flóki (Raven-Flóki). FlÃ

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)...

Why do people think that Greenland is not a good name for Greenland?

Lots of people do not think Greenland is an appropriate name for it because Greenland used to be warm and had open fields. So when the Norse settlers came they enjoyed living