The Crannog of Loch Tay

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The definition of a crannog has to be artificial island, usually they`re built in rivers, lakes, between others. They are free-standing wooden structures, as this Loch Tay.
Crannog remonts to Old Irish and means young tree.
They were made to protect the wealthy families of determinate families, and also serves as non residential hunting and fishing stations, and holiday homes.
It`s also important to refer that Scotland has now 400 crannogs, and Ireland has over a thousand of them.
The crannog on Loch Tay in Scotland has been reconstructed, and its open to visitors everyday day from Easter to October.

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