Thursday, September 27, 2012

Skokholm island settlements revealed by laser survey

New light has been shed on Skokholm's medieval history by aeriel mapping 
[Credit: Sid Howells]

 Archaeologists say an innovative aerial laser survey has uncovered new clues to the history of a Pembrokeshire island.

 Skokholm, best known for its colony of breeding seabirds, was known to have been settled in prehistoric times.

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales says a new laser survey from the air shows detail of Iron Age and medieval use.

The research team involved now plans to visit the island to look for more evidence on the ground.

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