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Title:
Britain's Ancient Capital, Secrets of Orkney, Episode 2
Author:
Infobase, film distributor.
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : BBC Worldwide Learning, [2017]

New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2019.

©2017
Physical Description:
1 online resource (1 video file (51 min., 20 sec)) : sound.
Series:
Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney

Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney.
General Note:
Originally released by BBC Worldwide Learning, 2017.

Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on May 22, 2019.
Contents:
Religion on Orkney (3:28); Boats on Orkney (2:25); Whaling on Orkney (4:18); Stonework on Orkney (2:06); Boat Building on Orkney (2:36); Temple on Orkney (1:56); Beaching on Orkney (3:30); Beliefs on Orkney (2:47); Navigation on Orkney (3:19); Human Remains on Orkney (6:48); Sailing on Orkney (3:32); Life on Orkney (3:44); Boat Trip from Orkney (7:49); Credits: Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney: Episode 2 (0:34);
Abstract:
Andy Torbet and some local seafaring volunteers build a boat made of just willow and cow hide and set out to cross the dangerous Pentland Firth as the ancient Orcadians would have done. Neil Oliver investigates the extraordinary discovery of some human bones, Chris Packham goes in search of whales, and Shini Somara uncovers the powers of the tides.
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6 - 8, 9 - 12
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