Vikings from Iceland and Greenland arrived on the island of Newfoundland creating the first European settlement in North America. It quickly became known for its abundance of cod fish.
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Russia occupies the entire area of northern Asia and a portion of northeastern Europe. The Ural Mountains divide European Russia in the west from the Siberian Plain located in the east.