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From: Doug McDonald <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Qustions about R1a subgroup modals
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 14:21:45 -0500
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On 4/16/2010 1:19 PM, wrote:
> The origin of this group is still somewhat mysterious : doesn't really look
> Viking but a connection between SW England and Scandinavia... What can it
> be ?
>
> Didier
>
> ***********************
>
> I'm assuming that it's Viking, although I suppose Norman might be another
> possibility.
>
> What would Viking R1a look like? Somerled's DNA signature?

Correct, but not necessarily DYS459 = 8,10 as is required for Somerled.

By the way, it looks more and more like L176.1 is in fact a Somerled SNP.

Doug McDonald


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