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Welsh storms expose Stone Age landscape

Video published on the BBC News web site on 23rd January 2014:
Winter storms which battered the coast of Wales have exposed previously hidden traces of the area's Stone Age landscape.

A four mile stretch of coastline near Tywyn on the west coast of Wales was so altered by the sea that it was pushed back 50 feet (15 metres).

The new coastline has revealed the existence of ancients forests, with the remains of trees dating back 6000 years.
Kammer Posted by Kammer
23rd January 2014ce
Edited 23rd January 2014ce

Comments (4)

Oh, exciting. I do like a nice sunken forest, and the one off Tywyn is of course Cantre'r Gwaelod (The Lowland Hundred), mythical kingdom of Gwyddno Garanhir.'r_Gwaelod
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
23rd January 2014ce
mmm very nice, the Otherworld is closer in Wales you see.

Well that's one interpretation at least.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
24th January 2014ce
Heard this on the radio last night, driving home from work. Exciting!

I'm sure I also read something the other day about a bronze age 'walkway' being exposed by storms. Will try to find a link.
Evergreen Dazed Posted by Evergreen Dazed
24th January 2014ce
Here 'tis!
Evergreen Dazed Posted by Evergreen Dazed
24th January 2014ce
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