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Minehowe from the air

Minehowe from the Air

A revealing picture of the Minehowe site from the air.

The large oval shaped howe in the centre of the picture is Longhowe, the site of a number of Bronze age cist burials. To the right of Longhowe, the circular outline of the original broch is clearly visible. The area surrounding this broch would have been watery marsh, Longhowe acting as a land bridge between the broch and the chamber within Minehowe.

Minehowe, is the smaller howe above and slightly to the left of Longhowe.

Also plainly evident in this picture is the ring of mounds that seem to encircle the site.

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