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According to Landnámabók, Þuríðr Sundafyllir was one of the Norse settlers of Iceland. A Völva, she gained her epithet "filler of inlets" during a famine in Iceland, when she used her magic powers to fill the fjords with fish. A comparable incident is reported in the Saga of Erik the Red, where Thorhall, one of the first settlers in Vinland, prays to Thor and scratches himself, presumably as a blood-sacrifice, with the result that another famine is ended when a whale is beached on the shore, providing the settlers with fresh meat.