Greenland Norse/Inuit Collapse
WHY DID THE GREENLAND NORSE COLLAPSE AND THE INUITS THRIVED?
- has been inhabited off and on for the past 4,500 years
- Norsemen settled on the uninhabited southern part in the beginning of 10th century and their colonies disappeared in 15th century
- Inuits arrived in the 13th century
- Area is 2,166,086 km2
- Denmark established sovereignty over island after Greenland and Scandinavia came into contact with each other again
Loss of Trade
Attacks from Neighboring Civilations
Source 2: Marsh, Kevin. "Inuit." World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 6 Mar. 2014.
Source 3: Mahlberg, Nora. "Why Did the Greenland Norse Die Out, While the Inuit Thrived?" Northern Blue Publishing, 8 Nov. 2005. Web. 5 Mar. 2014.
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Source 4: Dugmore, Andrew J. "Norse Greenland Settlement: Reﬂ Ections on Climate Change, Trade, and The Contrasting Fates of Human Settlements in the North Atlantic Islands." Arctic Anthropology, 2007. Web. 6 Mar. 2014.
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