1. Standard memberuzless
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    05 May '09 19:43
    Why is Iceland green and Greenland full of ice?
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    05 May '09 20:41
    Because God works in mysterious ways!

    That was always my RS teacher's answer to every question anyway
  3. Standard membersmw6869
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    05 May '09 23:20
    Originally posted by uzless
    Why is Iceland green and Greenland full of ice?
    Ask your Viking friends. They know.

    GRANNY.
  4. SubscriberAThousandYoung
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    06 May '09 20:25
    Originally posted by uzless
    Why is Iceland green and Greenland full of ice?
    http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/1965/shouldnt-greenland-be-known-as-iceland-and-vice-versa
  5. Standard memberPalynka
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    06 May '09 20:55
    Iceland is called Iceland because of this:
    http://johnfenzel.typepad.com/john_fenzels_blog/images/2007/03/25/iceland_from_space_nasa.jpg
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    02 Jul '09 15:22
    Originally posted by uzless
    Why is Iceland green and Greenland full of ice?
    for the same reason that you drive on parkways and park in driveways
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    07 Jul '09 23:14
    It began as an attempt to get other Northmen to settle Greenland,
    harsh as it was. The Vikings purposley mislabeled it. Iceland was also mislabeled in an ongoing attempt to curb invasion and colonization.
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