© 2023 KSUT Public Radio
NPR News and Music Discovery for the Four Corners
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
KSUT's Pagosa Springs transmitter is off the air. We're working to make repairs. You can listen online by clicking here.

Debate Reopened over Authenticity of Vinland Map

Sitting under glass in Yale University's Beinecke Library is a map faded to the point of near invisibility. It is the oldest known map depicting North America -- unless it is a fake. Scientists and historians have argued over the authenticity of the famous Vinland Map for a third of a century. Now two scientific papers are re-opening old wounds. NPR's David Kestenbaum reports for Morning Edition.

Copyright 2002 NPR