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Map Orkney Month: Imagining archaeological mappings paper published

Map Orkney Month: Imagining archaeological mappings has just been published in a new open access online journal Livingmaps Review (Vol. 1, No. 1). This is based on my contribution to the Public Archaeology 2015 project, in which 6 archaeologists and … Continue reading

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Kirkwall Grammar School S1 rapid counter mapping of the Ring of Brodgar

Check out these fantastic new maps of the Ring of Brodgar, Orkney World Heritage Site, made by Kirkwall Grammar School S1 students (all 125 of them) on 12th May 2015 on their Big Day Out. These are the results from … Continue reading

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Rackwick Survey 2015 & Archaeologies of the Old Man of Hoy

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Landscapes of change: archaeologies of the Rousay clearances

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Map Orkney Month final thoughts: Multi-vocal cartography and the collaborative re-imagining of place.

Originally posted on Public Archaeology 2015:
After a month of collaborative mapping a new map of Orkney has been created. By thinking big, Map Orkney Month seems to have captured people’s imagination. Our map looks like Orkney, however it is far…

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Map Orkney Month Week 1: Ponies, pearls and pancakes at Purtabreck

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Jo Inkster: Rousay 01/03 A typical Sunday on the farm for this time of year. Cattle feeding duties followed by a wet and windy hack out on my favourite horse Storm. Rode out to the…

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Map your world for a day during March – Map Orkney Month starts today.

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Map Orkney Month starts today and will run for the whole of March. The aim is to create a new map of Orkney based on everyday journeys and places that people map for a day.…

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