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Cultivation Terraces

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<b>Cultivation Terraces</b>Posted by tarasImage ©
Nearest Town:Edinburgh (4km WNW)
OS Ref (GB):   NT279729 / Sheet: 66
Latitude:55° 56' 37.09" N
Longitude:   3° 9' 16.22" W

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These terraces on the east side of Arthur's Seat extend for almost 230 metres, varying from about 5 to 10 metres wide and up to almost 4 metres high. No dating evidence has so far been reported, although it's reckoned that they have been used from the Bronze Age. Posted by Martin
3rd June 2002ce