Category Archives: Mapping and Walking

Gathering all the fragments, encircling the island: walk around Papay in 3:52

Circular walk around Papay, Saturday 7th February 2015 in 3 hours 52 mins (08:07 – 11:59) encircling Papay Gyro Nights 2015 festival. Place references: Tredwell (PGN Studio) and Aalsker (scene of Depressive Cop party filming).

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Map Orkney Month – call for participants

Background info here This is a preview preview….. more coming soon: publicarchaeology2015.wordpress.com 

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Circular walks: some recent experimental GPS tracks

Peedie Sea, Model Boating Lake, Kirkwall, Orkney (14/11/14). Circular walks using two GPS receivers. The Peedie Sea (or Peerie Sea, meaning small sea) symbolises the growth of Kirkwall; from a merchant shipping town where the inlet serviced numerous piers and … Continue reading

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Rackwick Survey – Week 2

Week 2 of the Rackwick survey (30th June – 4th July – belated update) covered the central part of the township, south-eastern area and the sand dunes. We also took a walk on the eastern side of the burn around … Continue reading

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Inhabiting the Ness of Brodgar

Most of my summer was spent walking around and within the Neolithic houses at the Ness of Brodgar. I carried a GPS everyday for the full 6 week season to map my movements and engagements with the buildings. The walls … Continue reading

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