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Rackwick Survey 2015 & Archaeologies of the Old Man of Hoy

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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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Rackwick Survey – Week 1

Rackwick is a special place. Situated on the west coast of Hoy, one of the westernmost islands in Orkney, it takes the full force of Atlantic gales and has a microclimate of warmth in the summer. Rackwick is rich in … Continue reading

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