UNESCO lists Viking-era wooden sailboats on heritage list

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Nordic clinker boats added to list of traditions that represent Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden jointly sought UNESCO designation. Clinker boats are characterized by the use of overlapping longitudinal wooden hull planks. Only about 20 practicing clinker boat craftsmen in Denmark.
4 months ago

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UNESCO lists Viking-era wooden sailboats on heritage list

Wooden sail boats allowed the peoples of Northern Europe to spread trade, influence and sometimes war across seas and continents for thousands of years

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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UNESCO lists Viking-era wooden sailboats on heritage list

Wooden sail boats allowed the peoples of Northern Europe to spread trade, influence and sometimes war across seas and continents for thousands of years

4 months ago·United States
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UNESCO lists Viking-era wooden sailboats on heritage list

ROSKILDE, Denmark (AP) — For thousands of years, wooden sailboats allowed the peoples of Northern Europe to spread trade, influence and sometimes war across seas and continents. In December, the U.N.’s culture agency added Nordic “clinker boats" to its list of traditions that represent the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

4 months ago·United States
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UNESCO Lists Viking-Era Wooden Sailboats on Heritage List

For thousands of years, wooden sailboats allowed the peoples of Northern Europe to spread trade, influence and sometimes war across seas and continents. In December, the U.N.’s culture agency added Nordic “clinker boats” to its list of traditions that represent the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden jointly sought the UNESCO designation. The term “clinker” is thought to refer to the way the boa…

4 months ago·United States
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MY Northwest

UNESCO lists Viking-era wooden sailboats on heritage list

ROSKILDE, Denmark (AP) — For thousands of years, wooden sailboats allowed the peoples of Northern Europe to spread trade, influence and sometimes war across seas and continents.In December, the U.N.’s culture agency added Nordic “clinker boats” to its list of traditions that represent the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden jointly sought the UNESCO designation.The term “clinker” is thought to r…

4 months ago·Tacoma, United States
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