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years! In Photos: A Walk Through Stonehenge. Countless theories about the origin of Stonehenge have been propounded through the ages. They might conceivably have been dragged to the sea, floated on massive rafts and then on up the River Avon and finally hauled overland to Salisbury Plain. Just two miles northeast of Stonehenge, Woodhenge, another henge monument, dates back to approximately 2300. Located in the United Kingdom in Wiltshire, not far from the small English town of Salisbury (south-west of London). Sadly, modern tourism has left its indelible mark. This model is quite similar to the latest predictions of astronomical science, according to which our solar system still 12, not 9 planets. In about 2500 BC the first stone circle was erected within the earthworks. The symmetry of the site and its location on a slight rise in the otherwise flat valley provides views of the horizon all around. Includes some accommodation and campsites.
Cursus - thus named in the 18th century when it was thought to have been some kind of racetrack. West Amesbury, previously known as "Little Amesbury is separated from the center of Amesbury by the river Avon and an Iron Age fort. Having traveled extensively in Africa, Europe, the USA and UK, she never intends to stop. The grave of "The Amesbury Archer a male skeleton dating back to approximately 2300 BC and also known as "The King of Stonehenge was unearthed three miles from Stonehenge by the Wessex Archeological team in May 2002.
The stones of Stonehenge have endured centuries of weathering and erosion.
On this page we look at arguably the more interesting aspect of Stonehenge, the great mysteries of Stonehenge - what was it used for and how it was built.
The Neolithic age in which Stonehenge was built is so long ago that firm, factual information is sparse.
Stone mystery of Stonehenge.
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Just west of Amesbury on the A303 bypass, clumps of beech trees, known as the Trafalgar Clumps, were planted about 200 years ago to represent the alignment of the English and French ships at the Battle of the Nile. Oxygen isotope analysis of the archer's teeth and bones suggests that he originated from central Europe, probably the Alps. Pearl resides permanently in the Czech Republic where she works as a freelance travel writer, English teacher and proof-reader. Long before the construction of Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain was covered in forests and later transformed soth africas role in the united nations to open chalk downland. And probably did not survive these majestic stones invasion of the civilized tourists, in the 20th century, though archaeologists and researchers do not restrict access for the masses of tourists to this unique stone building, Stonehenge, which is a symbol not only of Britain but. That is, it existed in the territory of modern Britain long before that when there came the Celts.
Through the ages, Amesbury has been a resting place for all travelers on foot, horseback and stage coach. Woodworking techniques were used here for the first time, to enable the lintels to remain in position. House of the Dead " was recently discovered near Stonehenge that dates to 3700.C.-3500.C. As early as 10,500 years ago, three large pine posts, which were totem poles of sorts, were erected at the site.