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" ... but submerged in winter. These were enlarged and fortified by piles of oaken timber, and in some cases by stone-work. A few were approached by moles or causeways, but, generally speaking, they were completely insulated and only accessible by boat... "
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Antiquities in the Museum of the Royal Irish ... - Page 221
by William Robert Wilde - 1863 - 641 pages
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 57

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1862
...were not, strictly speaking, artificial islands, but chran» : small islets, or shallows, of clay and marl in these lakes, which were probably dry in summertime,...every instance an ancient canoe was discovered in connection with the erannoge. Being thus insulated, they afford secure places of retreat from the attacks...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 74

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1862
...winter. These were enlarged and fortified by pile« of oaken timber, and in some cases by stone work. A few were approached by moles or causeways ; but...every instance an ancient canoe was discovered in connection with the crannoge. Being thus insulated, they afforded secure places of retreat from the...
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Journal

Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland - Ireland - 1859
...remarkable de- See the Ordnance Map of the couiuv of gree. These Mr. Du Noyer has recently Kerry, Sheet 52. cluans, small islets or shallows of clay or marl,...were approached by moles or causeways, but, generally spraking, they were completely insulated, and only accessible by boat; and it is notable that in almost...
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The Old Folks from Home: Or, A Holiday in Ireland in 1861

Mrs. Alfred Gatty - Ireland - 1862 - 255 pages
...cluans, small islets or shallows of clay or marl, in these lakes, which were probably dry in summer, but submerged in winter ; these were enlarged and...every instance an ancient canoe was discovered in connection with the Crannoge. . . . "We learn from their recent submerged condition, how much water...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 116

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - 1862
...small islets, or shallows, of clay and marl in these lakes, which were probably dry in summer time, but submerged in winter. These were enlarged and fortified by piles of oaken timber, and in some cases by stone work. A few were approached by moles or causeways ; but generally speaking, they were completely...
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Edinburgh Review, Or, Critical Journal, Volume 116

English literature - 1862
...small islets, or shallows, of clay and marl in these lakes, which were probably dry in summer time, bnt submerged in winter. These were enlarged and fortified by piles of oaken timber, and in some cases by stone work. A few were approached by moles or causeways; but generally speaking, they were completely...
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The lake dwellings of Switzerland and other parts of Europe, tr. and ...

Ferdinand Keller - 1866
...cluans, small islets or shallows of clay or marl, in these lakes, which were probably dry in summer time, but submerged in winter ; these were enlarged and...fortified by piles of oaken timber and in some cases by stone work. A few were approached by moles or causeways, but, generally speaking, they were completely...
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The History of Civilization, Volume 4

Amos Dean - Civilization - 1869
...fortresses, or small stockaded islands. These were originally small islets or shallows in the lakes which were enlarged and fortified by piles of oaken timber, and in some cases by stone work. 1 They were generally completely insulated, but a few were approached by moles or causeways....
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Text.- 2. Plates, with explanations

Ferdinand Keller - Lake-dwellers and lake-dwellings - 1878
...cluans, small islets or shallows of clay or marl, in these lakes, which were probably dry in summer time, but submerged in winter ; these were enlarged and...they were completely insulated and only accessible by boats, and it is a singular fact that in almost every instance an ancient canoe was discovered in connection...
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Ancient Scottish Lake-dwellings Or Crannogs: With a Supplementary Chapter on ...

Robert Munro - Dwellings - 1882 - 326 pages
...strictly speaking artificial islands, but cluans, small islets, or shallows of clay or marl, in those lakes which were probably dry in summer-time, but...every instance an ancient canoe was discovered in connection with the crannoge. Being thus insulated, they afforded secure places of retreat from the...
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