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Stones 7-10

Stones 7-10

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Image ID
6921
Title
Stones 7-10
Caption
Stones 7-10 on the east side of the circle, with the Loch of Harray in the background. Viewed from southwest. Ring of Brodgar, c. 2500 BC. Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland. Measuring nearly 104 m in diameter, this impressive Neolithic monument is a true circle that is thought to have originally consisted of 60 stones. Today 27 stones remain standing, ranging in height from 2.1 m to 4.7 m. The ring is positioned on a scenic strip of land between the freshwater Loch of Harray (to NE) and the saltwater Loch of Stenness (to SW).
Coordinates
59.0015670° N, 3.2296370° W
Resolution
5184 x 3456 pixels
File Type
jpg
Camera
Canon EOS 7D
ISO
100

Stones 7-10 on the east side of the circle, with the Loch of Harray in the background. Viewed from southwest. Ring of Brodgar, c. 2500 BC. Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland. Measuring nearly 104 m in diameter, this impressive Neolithic monument is a true circle that is thought to have originally consisted of 60 stones. Today 27 stones remain standing, ranging in height from 2.1 m to 4.7 m. The ring is positioned on a scenic strip of land between the freshwater Loch of Harray (to NE) and the saltwater Loch of Stenness (to SW).

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