With the postglacial uplift of Scotland, the topology and geography of the coastal regions have changed; it is in these terms that the history of Scotland, focusing on the early capital of the Scots from Ireland, is best understood.
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Lathe, R. and Smith, D. (2015) Holocene relative sea-level changes in Western Scotland: the early insular situation of Dun Add (Kintyre) and Dumbarton Rock (Strathclyde). Heroic Age 16, 1–12