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The countryside of the British Isles is dotted with hill forts, earthworks usually on top of hills that were used in the first millennium B.C. by Bronze and Iron Age Britons.
There has been some controversy over when they were formed, with some reports estimating the earthworks to be around 8,000 years old, and others pegging them closer to 2,800 years old.
Though reminiscent of artistic earthworks, these stunning structures are actually ancient tidal fish traps, used for centuries in Taiwan to feed the local community.
Instead, these earthworks were likely places of gathering for people to feast and trade.
Port spokesman Perry Cooper said this amount included higher costs for electrical and communications systems and for concrete and earthworks.
While his grandfather was plowing one day, his horse fell through the ground and into an ancient earthwork.
At this point, about 60 acres have been cleared and major earthwork has already been completed.
The permits also cover earthwork on vacant land next door owned by RD Management.
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