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The largest island

Greenland is the largest island in the world. It lies between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Despite being a part of North America, it is culturally and politically associated with Europe. It is an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark. 1)

Without knowledge of metallurgy

Inuits in northern Greenland were using iron blades for centuries without knowledge of metallurgy. They made them by breaking pieces off of a huge iron meteorite and shaping them with heavy stones. 2)

greenland.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/06 02:42 by aga