Dyrnæs

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Location of Dyrnæs in Eastern Settlement.

Dyrnæs was a Norse settlement in Eastern Settlement in Greenland. It was located to the north of modern-day Narsaq.

History[edit]

According to Ívar Bárðarson, Dyrnæs was one of the largest parishes in Norse Greenland. It consisted of a church and several farms, and probably covered the entire western part of the Narsaq peninsula.[1] The ruins of the church were discovered during an archaeological dig in 1932.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dyrnæs, Narsaq Museum

Coordinates: 60°56′28″N 46°02′53″W / 60.941°N 46.048°W / 60.941; -46.048