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Tourists Declared "No Threat" to Maeshowe

Increasing visitor numbers is not having a detrimental effect on one of Orkney's top visitor attractions, according to initial findings.

State-of-the-art technology was brought in by Historic Scotland scientists concerned for the future of Maeshowe and Skara Brae.

The Orcadian revealed last year that detailed analysis was being carried out to discover whether the walls were moving and being eroded at both sites. Interim results for Maeshowe have suggested that visitor numbers are not a problem.

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Posted by Orkneyjar
16th January 2004ce
Edited 16th January 2004ce

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