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Archaeology in the Orkney Islands

By 12th November 2021 No Comments

Caroline Wickham-Jones is an archeologist working in the Orkney Archipelago and the Dee River which runs through Aberdeen.  She talks about how the people in the past have been affected by sea level rise in Doggerland which used to connect the UK with the rest of Europe a few thousand years ago.

Image: Sampling in the intertidl zone on Hoy.

Caroline Wickham-Jones

Coring Mill Bay

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