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View Resource Charting the Nation: Maps of Scotland, 1550-1740

Humans are generally fascinated with maps, both as historical and cultural documents, and in a very pragmatic sense in terms of wayfinding and navigating unfamiliar places. For those users interested in a wide array of maps of Scotland during the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries, this website will be a welcome find. The project was developed within the University of Edinburgh's Department of...
View Resource Diver Ends Long Underwater Trek Under Loch Ness

When one thinks of the vast cultural legacy that Scotland has bequeathed to the world, one is often reminded of these important figures: Sir Walter Scott, Adam Smith, Dave Hume, Robert Louis Stevenson, and of course Nessie, the massive prehistoric creature that allegedly inhabits the murky water of Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. On October 9, 2003, after a 12-day underwater marathon, Lloyd...
View Resource Scottish Natural Heritage Information Service

From John O' Groats to Aberdeen, the Scottish Natural Heritage's Information (SNHi) site provides detailed information on many aspects of Scotland's diverse regions, flora, and fauna. The materials on the site are divided into six sections, including the "Facts & Figures" area, which is a great place to start exploring the site. Here, visitors can learn about SNHi's work by reading their annual...
View Resource The independence debate is revived in Scotland

Scotland's referendum: If at first you don't succeed The independence debate in Scotland: Interviewing Alex Salmond, the man who wants to break up Britain The only way to save the Union is to stop throwing cash at the Scots - and treat them as...