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Iron Age Sites in Scotland - Hill Forts in Scotland, Prehistoric Orkney, Timeline of Prehistoric Scotland, Burghead, Dun Dubh, Portmahomack (Paperback) Loot Price: R178
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Iron Age Sites in Scotland - Hill Forts in Scotland, Prehistoric Orkney, Timeline of Prehistoric Scotland, Burghead, Dun Dubh, Portmahomack (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: Hill forts in Scotland, Prehistoric Orkney, Timeline of prehistoric Scotland, Burghead, Dun Dubh, Portmahomack, White Castle, East Lothian, Cairnpapple Hill, Dumyat, Bennachie, Dunadd, Traprain Law, Dun Morbhaidh, Dun Ringill, Dun Eistean, Eildon Hill, List of hill forts in Scotland, Doon of May, Black Hill, Rispain Camp, Norman's Law, Caterthun, Tap o' Noth, Chesters Hill Fort, Tynron Doon, Peniel Heugh, Dun Eibhinn, Dun a' Choin Duibh, Blackcastle Hill, East Lothian, Edin's Hall Broch, Black Castle, East Lothian, Castle Law, Dun Cholla, Dun Meadhonach, Grennan Hill. Excerpt: Prehistoric Orkney refers to a period in the human occupation of the Orkney archipelago of Scotland that was the latter part of these islands' prehistory. The period of prehistory prior to occupation by the genus Homo is part of the geology of Scotland. Although some written records refer to Orkney during the Roman invasions of Scotland, prehistory in northern Scotland does not end until the commencement of the Early Historic Period around AD 600. There are numerous important prehistoric remains in Orkney, especially from the Neolithic period, four of which form a World Heritage Site. There are diverse reasons for the abundance of the archaeological record. The sandstone bedrock provides easily workable stone materials and the wind-blown sands have helped preserve several sites. The relative lack of industrialisation and low incidence of ploughing also have helped to preserve these ancient monuments. Local tradition hints at both a fear and veneration of these ancient structures (perhaps inherited from the Norse period of occupation) that may have helped to retain their structural integrity. Prehistory is conventionally divided into a number of shorter periods but differentiating these various eras of human history is a complex task - their bo...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-93338-1
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-156-93338-2
Barcode: 9781156933381

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