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From: Renia <>
Subject: Re: Britain's Real Monarch
Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2004 00:32:46 +0200
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William Black wrote:

> "Graeme Wall" <> wrote in message
> news:719a26b4c%...
>
>>In message <bt906h$arn$1@news.freedom2surf.net>
>> "William Black" <> wrote:
>>
>>[snip]
>>
>>>The Time Team format has serious problems that are mainly self
>
> inflicted.
>
>>>Its rather odd self imposed time limit, its use of academics as comic
>>>relief, its denial of historical research and historians and the almost
>>>incredible denial of dawn/twilight photography.
>>
>>Just professional curiousity, what do you mean by this last bit?
>
>
> Arial photographs taken at dawn/twilight are often used as indicators of
> structures underground as shadows are thrown by very low ridges in the
> earth.
>
> Often underground structures can be seen in outline.

They often plonk Prof Mick Aston in a helicopter for a quickie tour of
the local humps and bumps. (Where was he this week?)

Renia


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