National Geographic : 1898 Mar
ICELAND, GREENLAND, AND VINELAND SUPPOSED BIRTHPLACE OF LEIF ERIKSON land before he finally settled in Greenland. The supposed ruins of his houses on Oxney and Sudrey can still be seen also,* but I do not know that any ruins have been identified at Drangar. The ruins of these dwellings, when undisturbed, are low, grass grown ridges and hollows often difficult to detect, except when stones protrude through the turf. A dwelling usually consisted * /G VERTICAL SECTION OF AN APARTMENT of three apartments: a hall or principal room, in which there was always a fireplace; a sitting room for the women, and a store-room or pantry.t These apartments were like small houses, *" Finding of Wineland the Good," by A. M. Reeves, p. 165. "-"Fortidsminder og Nutidshjem paa Island" of Daniel Brunn. Copenhagen, Ernst Bojesen, p. 161. 10MYtTS6.