The Lay of Helluland and
Eiríkurís son, and his men went searching for lands that they had
heard of. First they found a land which was like a one stone slab
with ice cap on the top. He gave it the name Helluland which literally
means Stone slab land. He thought it was a land without any qualities.
This land probably was Baffin Island.
They continued their journey and found another land. It was faultless,
like a one forest and had white sands. To this land Leifur
gave the name Markland which literally means Forestland. Markland
is believed to be Labrador.
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