publication . Article . 2016

Who built the big drystone wall in the east of Bukovica? / Tko je izgradio veliki suhozid na istoku Bukovice?

Šime Vrkić;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2016 Journal: Miscellanea Hadriatica et Mediterranea (issn: 1849-0670, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Zadar, Department of History
Abstract
This paper presents the discovery of the big drystone wall whose remains are located in the area of the villages of Ervenik, Mokro Polje and Radučić in Bukovica. The remains of the drystone wall were noticed on aerial photos and satellite images. Field surveys of limited scope have been conducted confirming its existence in length of 9 km so far. In all likelihood, the wall measured about 14 km in length and it spread continuously from the slopes of south-eastern Velebit on the right bank of the Zrmanja River to the canyon of the Krka River. The drystone wall was built for the most part on the eastern slopes of various elevations, indicating to its military-defe...
Subjects
free text keywords: drystone wall, Liburnian-Delmatean conflict, Krka, Zrmanja, Ervenik, Mokro Polje, Radučić, History (General), D1-2009
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