Going off of an ancient map and an explorer's instinct, he found the landing place of the Vikings in North America.
He quit a promising law career to work in the Arctic as a fur trapper.
He and his wife uncovered ancient artifacts in Newfoundland that proved to be 1,000 years old.
His wife Ann Stine-Moe was a noted archaeologist.
His discovery proved the Vikings landed in North America 500 years before Columbus.