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New Evidence of Pre-Viking settlement in Faroe Islands

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In response to a query from Spero News,archaeologist Church wrote "There were hints that there was early settlement from the writing of the Irish Monk Dicuil in 825 AD and from barley-sized pollen grains in peat and lake profiles dating to the mid first millennium AD. We plan on returning to the Faroes and will try and locate some more early archaeological sites, through detailed survey and sampling at the base of similar coastal erosion sections."

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