Is Greenland Called Greenland Because It’s a Green Land?

The world’s largest island is a vast tundra whose most defining geographical features are the large icebergs that line its coast. How then, did this icy region become known as Greenland? In March 2021, the etymological origins of Greenland found themselves at the center of the conversation on social media after Republican U.S. Sen. Ron … Continue reading Is Greenland Called Greenland Because It’s a Green Land?