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Landmarks - Portrait of Britain (Geography)
Landmarks, a long running educational series covering history and geography, was made for BBC Schools.
This particular group of programmes looks at how people live in different parts of the country.
1: Skye, A Scottish Island
The Island of Skye is just fifty miles long and twenty miles wide and it is separated from the mainland
by only a few hundred metres of open sea.
Even in May the mountains are still capped with snow resulting in beautiful cascading waterfalls.
Many of its 9,000 inhabitants live in scattered settlements (Crofts) at the feet of the mountains.
This programme looks at the everyday lives of some of them.
Narrator: Cathy MacDonald
Producer: Peter M Evans
Production Company: BBC Education
Video: DivX 5 720x536 25.00fps 1155Kbps
Audio: MPEG Audio Layer 3 44100Hz 128Kbps
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