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Geophysical Survey

Date June 2009

Event ID 608630

Category Recording

Type Geophysical Survey

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/608630

HY 44921 10872 A GPR survey using 270 MHz and 400 MHz antennas was undertaken in June 2009 over three small areas to the N of the cathedral, in advance of the installation of an oil tank and associated piping. Several reflections thought likely to be modern or natural were identified, although there was a slim possibility that these anomalies were associated with burials. In one area, a considerable amount of noise appeared to relate to previous landscaping of the area.

Archive: OCGU

Funder: Orkney Islands Council

Mary Saunders – Orkney College Geophysics Unit

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