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Drift Timber in the West

  • Lindsay Scott
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1 Tour in Scotland, II, 266 (edn. of 1790).

2 Admiralty Sailing Directions, West Coast of Scotland, Pt. I, 1867, 5; North Uist, 1911, 5, n.

3 P.S.A.S., Lxvi, 212.

4 Ibid., LXV, 350; Lxxxii, 29; U.J.A., 1942, 12 (Dundrum) ; British Museum (a pendant from a chamber tomb on St. Mary’s, Scilly).

5 By Mr M. Y. Orr, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh. He tells me that American and Norway spruces are not distinguishable from one another from their charcoals.

6 Arch. Newsletter, Jan. 1951, in. The source of the timber is there assumed to be Scandinavia, but the evidence now available makes this unlikely.

7 Landnamabok, trans. Ellwood, bk. II, ch. XXIII.

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