1000 Year Old Fishing Grounds Found On Google Earth

17 06 2009

The V-shaped rock formation below, discovered off the British coast, was constructed to trap fish as the tide flowed out. This is ingenious and possibly more effective than any fishing method we use today. And no fuel is burned with a boat. (We spend nearly $100,000 a year on diesel fuel fishing on my boat.) 





2 responses

17 06 2009
Jon S.

Great story, it’s amazing what Google Earth is uncovering. This reminds me of the Boylston Street Fishweir, an example of ancient fencing used in a similar way to this rock formation.


18 06 2009

Thanks, for the link, Jon! Interesting.

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