As the world’s oldest international sporting competition, predating modern olympics, the world’s best sailors and most advanced boats have competed for the coveted silver trophy since 1851.In conjunction with the James River Camera Club, the Museum held an annual juried photography exhibition from 1948 through 1972.Thorfinn Karlsefni's crew consisted of 140 or 160 people according to Saga of Eric the Red, 60 according to the Greenland Saga.Still according to the latter, Leif Ericson led a company of 35, Thorvald Eiriksson a company of 30, and Helgi and Finnbogi had 30 crew members.Featuring prints from local and international photographers, the displayed images will be compiled in this retrospective photography exhibition to explore man's relationship with the sea.Recognizing the 10th anniversary of the Sister City relationship between Newport News and Greifswald, Germany.Hallgrímskirkja church is Reykjavík's main landmark and its tower can be seen from almost everywhere in the city.It was designed by the late Guðjón Samúelsson in 1937, who was often inspired in his endeavours by the fascinating shapes and forms created when lava cools into basalt rock.
1000, approximately five centuries prior to the voyages of Christopher Columbus and John Cabot.
The exact meaning of this Norse toponym has not been established.
Three likely translations of the name have been advanced by linguists: .
Its construction was completed in December 1992 and has since been utilised in a variety of recordings, including some by Christopher Herrick. Records suggest that Leifur landed on the shores of the new world in the year 1,000 A. The statue, which was designed by Alexander Stirling Calder was a gift from the United States in honour of the 1930 Alþingi Millennial Festival, commemorating the 1,000th anniversary of the establishment of Iceland's parliament at Þingvellir in 930 AD.
Standing directly in front of the church, and predating it by 15 years, is a fine statue of Leifur Eiríksson (c.