Stonehenge scan shows importance of the solstice
By Isla BinniePosted 2012/10/09 at 7:38 am EDT
LONDON, Oct. 9, 2012 (Reuters) — A cutting-edge laser scan of Stonehenge has shown how Britain's enigmatic neolithic monument was built to enhance the dramatic passage of sunlight through the circle of stones at midsummer and midwinter.
Those stones were set where they would be seen first by people approaching the monument from the northeast along the Avenue, a processional route that would have been particularly spectacular at the midwinter sunset.
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