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The north-east of Scotland

British Association for the Advancement of Science.

The north-east of Scotland

a survey prepared for the Aberdeen Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1963.

by British Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Published by Published by the Local Committee in Aberdeen .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Scotland -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA867 .B7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 256 p.
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5979897M
      LC Control Number66008208
      OCLC/WorldCa11584031

        Book Description: "This is an ethnographic study of the inhabitants of the North-Eastern area of Scotland in the midth century, at a time when an agrarian, barter economy still prevailed. Life was hard among these remote coastal communities, and Reviews: 1. About this book. North-East Scotland is an area often overlooked by birdwatchers. Many travel to the well-known "honey-pots" such as Speyside, the North-West Highlands or the various island groups, without venturing eastward, or only pass through the area on the way to Shetland or Orkney.

      An archaeological window on a thousand formative years of the making of Scotland Portmahomack today is a serene fishing village on the Dornoch Firth, north east Scotland where archaeological excavations have written a new history of the origins of Scotla. Discover hidden attractions, cool sights, and unusual things to do in Scotland from Fingal's Cave to Elie Chain Walk.

      Scotland's Great Trails, of course! Scotland's long distance walking routes, such as the West Highland Way, the Great Glen Way and the Southern Upland Way are amongst the best walking routes in the world for experienced hikers and take you through some of our most outstanding scenery. They're fantastic for those who want to discover the country. North East Scotland is one of the eight electoral regions of the Scottish Parliament which were created in Ten of the parliament's 73 first past the post constituencies are sub-divisions of the region and it elects seven of the 56 additional-member Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs).Thus it elects a total of 17 MSPs. The North East Scotland region shares boundaries with the.


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