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History & Mystery

Nomans Land

 
 

Norse Mystery, Cover-up or Hoax

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Original Norse inscription discovered on the Southwestern shore of Nomans Island.

Original Norse inscription discovered on the Southwestern shore of Nomans Island.

The Norse rock is located off the front right-hand side of the large rock. Photo: E.F. Gray

The Norse rock is located off the front right-hand side of the large rock. Photo: E.F. Gray

 
 

Lost with the tide

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Topographic map of Nomans from the 1897-1898 USGS survey.

Topographic map of Nomans from the 1897-1898 USGS survey.

 

RUm Running, Lost Ships & Buried Treasure

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The ice house where a large load of Champagne was stored.

The ice house where a large load of Champagne was stored.

 
 
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The original Nomans Land boat

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Unexploded ordinance, circa 1987

Unexploded ordinance, circa 1987

Quonset Huts US Navy

Quonset Huts US Navy

Bomb crater impact on Nomans.

Bomb crater impact on Nomans.

 
 

Wartime, Practice Bombing & Cleanup

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