NO4499 : Loch Kinord Crannog

taken 7 years ago, near to Dinnet, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

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Loch Kinord Crannog
Loch Kinord Crannog
The crannog, or artificial island, was built about 2500 years ago and probably housed about 20 people, and perhaps their livestock as well. It is built of hazel wood on oak stilts. Crannogs were easier to defend than a hut on dry land. There is a replica of a crannog near Kenmore on Loch Tay - see LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Saturday, 10 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 4434 9951 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:4.9928N 2:55.1951W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 4439 9969
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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