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CLIP 7795

Evidence of land rising since ice age.

Evidence of land rising since ice age.

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Key Info
  • Evidence of land rising since ice age.
  • Duration: 03:20
  • Audio interview over still image. Considers the evidence at Portmuck which suggests the land has been rising since the ice age. The movement of limpets is used to explain how to interpret the clues about where shells are found in relation to the tides, helping to understand how much the land has moved.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: limpet, ice age
Ideas for use in class
  • This audio clip would be helpful for students during a visit to Portmuck, or for those interested in plate tectonics.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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