Leif Ericson

Kelly Hua 4-407

His  famous discovery

Lief Ericson discovered Vineland as now L'Anse aux Meadows in New found land . Lief Ericson land on the coast of what is now Canda in about the year 1000.

He sail for

When he was 24 years old, he got his first voyage to  Norway because he have to bring gifts to King Olaf. Lief Ericson sail off course on his way back to Greenland and landed on to North America  continent. Where he explore the new reigon of Vineland.


Lief Ericson  took the safest route he could. He stuck to the coast and then crossed the ocean at its narrowest point. Lief Ericson west from Greenland to North Amrica.

  Anything named after him?  

Yes,one is the Leif Ericson park in Minnesota. Another is a stamp of Lief Ericson. It is named after him because people memory of him for discover the new land.

Interesting facts

Leif Ericson was the first European explore. Life Ericson was born in Iceland in the year 960. Leif Ericson didn't grow up with his parent.


  • Explores in North America
  • Explores in North America
  • Lief Ericson
  • www.mnc.net/ Norway/ Lief Ericson.htm
  • www.fact monster.com

                                                            Lief Ericson 's Route