• Aerial Surveys of Viking Shipyards on Skye

    by  • 5 May 2011 • Viking News • 0 Comments

    From the BBC, 5 May 2011:

    Aerial surveys are being carried out over Skye to help archaeologists investigate a 12th Century Viking shipbuilding site.

    Boat timbers, a stone-built quay and a canal have already been uncovered at Loch na h-Airde on Skye’s Rubh an Dunain peninsula.

    The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) has launched the air surveys.

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