|| COUNTRIES | Geographic.org | GEOLOGY | USA STATISTICS | CHINA STATS | COUNTRY CODES | AIRPORTS | RELIGION | JOBS ||
OTHER ITA WEB SITES:
- Human Anatomy
- Health Topics
- Drug Reference Encyclopedia
- Genome Dictionary
- HIV/AIDS Glossary
- International Classification
- Geology Dictionary
- All About Diamonds
- Energy Dictionary
- USA Census Statistics
- China Statistics
- HTML Color Chart
- Seaport Codes
- Airport Codes
Gokstad viking ship, Opphavsrett Universitetets Kulturhistoriske Museer, Bygdoy, Oslo, East Norway
The Gogstad Viking ship was found beneath a burial mound at Gogstad farm in Sandar, Sandefjord, Vestfold.
It is clinker-built, constructed largely of oak, 24 meters long and 5 meters wide, the largest in the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo.
The excavation of Gogstadhaugen or Kongshaugen, by Nicolay Nicolaysen in 1880 revealed a ship burial dated back to 9th century.
PHOTO SOURCE: Johan Berge., Innovation Norway, courtesy of the Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry.
NOTE: The information regarding Norway on this page is re-published from other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Norway information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Norway photos should be addressed to the copyright owner noted below the photo.
- Please bookmark this page (add it to your favorites).
- If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the URL address below this line.
This page was last modified 25-JAN-09
Copyright © 1995-2009 ITA all rights reserved.