1,000-year-old ship found underneath ground on Norwegian island

The Viking Warship "Sea Stallion". Reconstruction of a boat built near Dublin around 1042.
The Viking Warship "Sea Stallion". Reconstruction of a boat built near Dublin around 1042. Image: William Murphy, Flickr.

A ship likely to have built by the Vikings has been found by Norwegian researchers using georadar.

Archaeologists from the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) uncovered traces of the ship on the island of Edøy. A high-resolution georadar “detected traces of a ship burial and a settlement that probably dates to the Merovingian or Viking Period at Edøy,” NIKU writes on its website.

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