Making waves at the Brough of Birsay

The Brough of Birsay on mainland Orkney was a Viking stronghold 1,000 years ago. 380 million years before that it was a huge inland lake in the Southern Hemisphere. Here are the fossilised ripples to prove it.

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Use your imagination - the Brough of Birsay - (c) 2016 David Bailey (not the)

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People of the past have left traces of their ancient lives all over Orkney. The beautiful Brough of Birsay ... Read more

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