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Drowned Landscapes exhibition at Royal Society 3 - 8th July


A huge area of land which was swallowed up into the North Sea thousands of years ago has been recreated and put on display by scientists.

Doggerland was an area between Northern Scotland, Denmark and the Channel Islands. It was believed to have been home to tens of thousands of people before it disappeared underwater. Now its history has been pieced together by artefacts recovered from the seabed and displayed in London. The 15-year-project has involved St Andrews, Dundee and Aberdeen universities.

The results are on display at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition in London until 8 July.
http://sse.royalsociety.org/2012/exhibits/drowned-landscapes/

more at
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-18687504
juamei Posted by juamei
3rd July 2012ce
Edited 3rd July 2012ce

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Vince Gaffney has written the CBA report about the drowned landscape of Doggerland which must be by definition a fascinating read.. pricey though.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Europes-Rediscovery-Doggerland-Research-Reports/dp/190277177X
moss Posted by moss
4th July 2012ce
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