L'Anse aux Meadows

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L'Anse aux Meadows is an archaeological site discovered in 1960. It is the only known site of a Norse village in North America outside of Greenland. The site remains the only widely-accepted instance of pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact. It was established by Leif Ericson around 1003.

The location was selected as a Worldheritage Site by UNESCO in 1978.

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