Leif Eriksson vs. Christopher Columbus
Discoveries as an Explorer
As an explorer Leif Eriksson made many discoveries. One of the discoveries he made was that he found Vinland, he found Vinland, a region in North America.Did you know he called it Vinland because, he saw a lot of grapes there?Well, it's true. And, only at age 25 he set sail with 30 men to find land! Leif Erickson also saved 15 people in a shipwreck! And when he sailed to Norway he was converted to Christianity by King Olaf. So, Leif Erickson was a great explorer.