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How did a couple of Scandinavian barbarians manage to sail in

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How did a couple of Scandinavian barbarians manage to sail in an almost straight line back and forth between Greenland and Norway 500 years before anyone else could cross the Atlantic with any degree of accuracy?

From what I've read, the Vikings used magic rocks to guide their way. That can't be true, right?
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Not magic rocks, sunstone.
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>>28117
Also they weren't dumb barbarians. They were literate, experienced mariners with a long tradition of ship building and navigation.
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It's not really surprising sinc they share ancestry with polynesian tribes whose sailing achievments are imho far greater
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>>28590
>Using the sun for guidance
>In the waters between scandinavia and britain
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fucking magnets how do they work?
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>>28671
>That cultural appropriation
FUCKING SHITLORDS
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>>28117
With Odin help
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>>28117
They were good shipbuilders and experienced sailors. You can also navigate with the help of some stars.
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Wouldn't they have stopped in Iceland, instead of going straight between Greenland and Norway?
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>>28926
They did, just like they stopped at Greenland before sailing to America.
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>>28722
Sunstone is so useful because it works even in cloudy weather.
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>>28117
>How did a couple of Scandinavian barbarians manage
There's pretty much nothing humans can't do. All it takes is willpower and determination.
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>>28781
blacks are like that
>>28117
they had powers but jews came and took them all
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>>29019
Could we make anime real?
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>>29073
Of course. You just need to vote for Trump.
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>>29030
Read the sticky on the frontpage.

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We wouldn't want you banned, now.
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>>29091
>Do not try to treat this board as /pol/ with dates
oh please
have you seen the front page of this board?

its full of /pol/ poster here especially white guys from /pol/

this board became shit really quick
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>>29157
Had potential too

A shame
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>>29157
just report the posts.
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>>29195
>>29212
the most annoying thing is watching them talking about other people history, they dont even know about it and just post with full ignorance
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