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Neolithic discovery: why Orkney is the centre of ancient Britain | Science | The Guardian

Neolithic discovery: why Orkney is the centre of ancient Britain | Science | The Guardian

Uragh Stone Circle, a neolithic stone circle in Gleninchaquin Park, County Kerry, Republic of Ireland.

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Uragh Stone Circle, a neolithic stone circle in Gleninchaquin Park, County Kerry, Republic of Ireland.

stone circles based on extreme positions of the sun moon and stars as they cross the horizon

stone circles based on extreme positions of the sun moon and stars as they cross the horizon

In the central part of Hoy Island is located mysterious monument of the past - Dwarfie Stane - enormous sandstone slab left by glacier.    Some 5,000 years ago people with unknown methods and unclear purpose hollowed out this stone, creating a passage with two side chambers. Passage was plugged with a 1.5 tons heavy stone plug - door.

In the central part of Hoy Island is located mysterious monument of the past - Dwarfie Stane - enormous sandstone slab left by glacier. Some 5,000 years ago people with unknown methods and unclear purpose hollowed out this stone, creating a passage with two side chambers. Passage was plugged with a 1.5 tons heavy stone plug - door.

Small thatched stone structure in Shawbost, Isle of Lewis, that was originally a Norse Mill showing the mill lade structure where water was channeled along to drive the mill

Small thatched stone structure in Shawbost, Isle of Lewis, that was originally a Norse Mill showing the mill lade structure where water was channeled along to drive the mill

The Ring of Brodgar (alternative spelling Brogar) comprises a massive ceremonial enclosure and stone circle probably dating from between 2500 and 2000 BC. Around it are at least 13 prehistoric burial mounds and a stone setting (2500-1500 BC).( Scotland ) (Kite Photography )

The Ring of Brodgar (alternative spelling Brogar) comprises a massive ceremonial enclosure and stone circle probably dating from between 2500 and 2000 BC. Around it are at least 13 prehistoric burial mounds and a stone setting (2500-1500 BC).( Scotland ) (Kite Photography )

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