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Step back in time


Explore the stories below that we have pulled out from some of the archaeological data collected by our offshore wind and marine aggregates customers, and made available through the MDE.

Read the tales behind some of the wrecks on the seabed that have shown up in bathymetry data; how mesolithic sediment uncovers tsunamis from 8,100 years ago; and evidence of areas occupied by humans.