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The Needles: Isle of Wight

Episode 16 of 23

Nicholas Crane crosses the Solent to find out what's happened to England's largest island - the Isle of Wight.

Nicholas Crane crosses the Solent to find out what's happened to England's largest island - the Isle of Wight. Once joined to the mainland, this fossil-rich area is a time capsule containing clues to the journey that the whole British Isles has been on and is still making. And so today what we see is the powerful result of a combination of rising sea levels and a sinking landscape.

9 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Alasdair Bruce
Presenter Neil Oliver
Presenter Nicholas Crane
Producer Steve Evanson
Director David Symonds
Participant Alasdair Bruce
Participant Steve Amnor

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