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Porcine Aviators

Archaeological air-photography, recording the texture of past human activity in the landscape, can be a tremendously exciting exercise.  Crop-marks reflecting the differential growth of crops over buried archaeological features or structures which retain more or less moisture and nutrients than … Continue reading

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Boltby Scar Excavations 2012

Archaeological excavations at Boltby Scar, North York Moors National Park will take place between 30th April and 21st May 2012. The Landscape Research Centre and  a team drawn from the NYMNP volunteers and undergraduate archaeology students from the University of … Continue reading

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The LRC Digital Atlas of the Archaeology of the Vale of Pickering (updated)

For more than 30 years the LRC has been engaged in archaeological research in the Vale of Pickering. Huge excavations and a very long programme of air-photography and geophysical survey have transformed our understanding of the scale, density and distribution … Continue reading

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Crop-Mark in Poppies

About those poppies at the top of the page. During September 2011 I was alerted by the English Heritage Air Photo unit to the presence of a crop-mark in poppies in the Vale of Pickering. I recorded it from the … Continue reading

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Boltby Scar Hillfort: 3D Model

The Landscape Research Centre has had a pioneering role in computer applications in archaeology for more than 25 years. We have been intensely aware of the need to find ways in which we can properly and powerfully articulate the three dimensional nature … Continue reading

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