Orkney and Shetland by The Institute of...
Orkney and Shetland by The Institute of Geological Sciences.
This product is no longer in stock
The Northern Isles of Scotland consist of the Shetland and Orkney Islands. The Shetland Isles lie about 165km NE of the Scottish mainland and about 340km W of Bergen in Norway. The island group extends for 109km from north to south, has a total land area of 1426km^2 and consists of over a hundred islands, of which 13 are inhabited.
The Orkney Islands lie about 125km SW of Shetland and are seperated from the mainland of Scotland by the Pentland Firth, which at it's narrowest is only 10km wide. They are formed by about 90 islands and skerries, of which 14 are inhabited. The total land area is 956km^2.
The two island groups have strongly contrasting physical features which reflect the difference in their geology.
No customer reviews for the moment.
The Loss of Coastal Heritage in Orkney. Photographs by Frank Bradford, text...
A revised and updated version of the book first published in 1998.
A true story from Norway in World War II. By Bjarnhild Tulloch.
The remains of our neolithic ancestors found at Isbister give us an amazing...
A new and updated version of Orkney: A Historical Guide by Caroline...
An Orkney family reunited after 200 years - separated by distance and culture.
The Story of Orkney Kirks and People by Jocelyn Rendall.
Useful maps and many illustrations of the sites fully compliment the text in...
The Brochs of Scotland by Ian Armit.
Life in a 1950s School Hostel as remembered by Bertha M Fiddler.
Orkney and Caithness from AD 870 to 1470 by Barbara E. Crawford.
The Great River Road by Barbara Huck.
Orkney Crofters in Crisis by William P.L. Thomson.
Although the straw making traditions are mainly consigned to a bygone era of...
A history of Stromness by Bryce Wilson.
Picts, Romans, Gaels and Vikings by Tim Clarkson.
Theepic story of a nation forged in ice, stone and bronze by Neil Oliver.
A history of Vikings by Neil Oliver, archaelogist, historian, writer and...
Special Edition: John Rae 200 Conference Proceedings.
The funerary monuments of Crantit, Kewing and Nether Onstan. By Beverly...
This book takes us on a tour from prehistoric times to the present day.
A history of Graemsay by Bryce Wilson.
Memorials of St Magnus Cathedral by Spencer J. Rosie.
The Geology and Landscapes of Scotland.
The Celts, search for a civilization, by Alice Roberts.
Aspects of Prehistory by A. Heald and J. Barber.
A different view of the megalith culture of the New Stone Age leads to the...
An archaeological wonder in a spectacular landscape. The key to the Heart of...