America’s White Sandy Beaches in 1003

Over a thousand years ago, a Northman wrote of woodlands with long, white, sandy beaches he had “discovered” in North America. “Mark” is the Norse word for wood and so the discoverer, Thorfinn Karlsefni gave the area the name of ‘Markland”. Scholars debate the location of this and many other claims of early explorations, especially the mysteries of the Knights Templars but some suggest Northman Karlsefni may have landed on the shores of Newfoundland.

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With a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sonoma State University, Suellen Ocean does her writing from the hills of Northern California. She began writing professionally for print and radio broadcasting in the late 1980's. Her first self-published book led to her becoming "officially" published, when in 1998 she was asked to participate in the anthology, "The Simple Life" through Berkley Books, New York. She is the author of sixteen books on diverse subjects.

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