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Re: Leif Eriksson's "Vinland"...

Poster: "Ed Hopkins" <Ed.Hopkins@MCI.Com>

Mordrea wrote:

> The Washington Post wrote:

> > Rolf M. Nilsestuen wrote:

> > > Leif Ericcsen <Flateyarbok@Greenland.ic> wrote:

> > > > [in Vinland] On the shortest day of the year the
> > > > sun set at 4:30 p.m.

How did Leif determine that?
Did the original text say something like,
"On the shortest day of the year, the sun sets a full
nine turns of the hourglass after sunrise" ?

-- Alfredo
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                                           -- Pliny the Younger

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