Voyages of Exploration c. 800 CE


Voyages of Exploration c. 800 CE


This map shows the Viking explorations to Scandinavia, Greenland and Canada around 800 CE.

Caption: Viking Trade and Raids

This map c. 800 CE shows the Viking trading and raiding routes in Europe and western Asia, reaching as far as Italy and Baghdad, in the Abbasid empire.


Oxford Atlas of World History, Oxford University Press, 1999. General Editor Patrick K. O’Brien. (p. 78)


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Source: Philip’s Atlas of World History

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