Viking Exploration

By: Nicholas Terefenko and Andrew Downey

Viking Intoduction

Vikings were fearsome warriors who prayed to the Gods of Mount Olympus. They were well known for there good hygiene. They came from the land of Scandinavia also known as Denmark, Norway and Sweden. In Addition, around 800 AD they began frequent raids and owned a lot of land.

Viking exploration to Iceland


One of the raids that the viking did was in Iceland. Surprisingly vikings took over Iceland in a short amount of time through the defenses in the ninth century. There leader who lead them to greatness was named Alfred the Great.

Since the noble vikings used longships this was an easier ship to steer. If they wanted to turn around all they had to do is row the other way.

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