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The changing landscape of the Thames floodplain

OAU, OAU (2015) The changing landscape of the Thames floodplain. UNSPECIFIED.

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Much of the site of the Westgate Oxford development is located within the floodplain of the Thames which has been reclaimed by
several centuries of water channel management and ground raising to form the landscape of today. Buried beneath this modern
urban environment lies evidence of a previous, very different, and constantly changing landscape with a succession of ancient
meadering natural river channels and hidden islands dating back to the end of the last ice age, some 10,000 years ago.

Item Type: Other
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Mesolithic 10,000 - 4,000 BC
Period > UK Periods > Palaeolithic 500 000 - 10 000 BC
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology South > Fieldwork
Depositing User: Users 4 not found.
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2015 11:41
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2023 09:14
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/2566

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