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Old 3rd April 2011, 15:45
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hmm i was just wondering,how old is Scotland?
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Old 3rd April 2011, 16:40
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Some of the rocks in Scotland are up to 3,000 million years old... so I guess Scotland is up to 3,000 million years old!
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we could cut a bit off n count the rings i suppose
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Do you mean 'inhabited'?
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Yeah the USA is only a bit over 200 years old. Thats a baby compared to Scotland, England and Ireland.
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If you mean 'how long has Scotland been inhabited?' then that's been 12,000 years or so (ie since the end of the last ice age)... but if you mean 'how long has it been known as Scotland?' then that's only been about 1,000 years!

If we apply the first of the above questions to the USA then you'd probaly get the same answer; its only the arrogance of Americans that the land they live in is only seen to be a couple of hundred years old... why don't you recognise the land had a history even if most of the people who live there can't associate with it?
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200 years?

theres burial grounds in America dating from 3000bc so i think your calculators broke
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