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The Environment

Ian Armit

in The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print April 1996 | ISBN: 9780748608584
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748670710 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748608584.003.0002
The Environment

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This chapter details what is known of the landscape and environmental history of Skye and the Western Isles. It explains the effects of coastal change and peat growth on both past human populations and the survival of archaeological remains.

Keywords: Environment; Peat; Climate; Coastal change

Chapter.  5237 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology

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