Sentence Examples with the word landfall

It is possible that Professor Fernald may show conclusively that Leif's landfall was north of the St Lawrence.

Attached to the chief islands are, on the extreme N., Landfall Islands, separated by the navigable Cleugh Passage; Interview Island, separated by the very narrow but navigable Interview Passage, off the W.

The Danish antiquarian Rafn, in his monumental Antiquitates Ainericanae, published in 1837, and much discussed in America at that time, held for Rhode Island as Leif's landfall and the locality of Thorfinn's colony.

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San Salvador, however, claims historical precedence as the landfall of Columbus on his memorable voyage.