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Posted Friday, March 21, 2008 12:44 PM


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Loner (3/21/2008)
I was there to see the rocks and I did not find it amazing. Maybe it was me.
First no on knew why those rocks were there, it was not a building, someone suggested maybe it was a place to worship. But they were a whole bunch of rocks. But the pyramid and the Great wall was built by people and with the technology at that time it was unbelievable how they could build such monument.


Wally will figure it out, Loner.

This site http://www.britannia.com/history/h7.html states:
The giant sarsen stones (which form the outer circle), weigh as much as 50 tons each. To transport them from the Marlborough Downs, roughly 20 miles to the north, is a problem of even greater magnitude than that of moving the bluestones. Most of the way, the going is relatively easy, but at the steepest part of the route, at Redhorn Hill, modern work studies estimate that at least 600 men would have been needed just to get each stone past this obstacle.

Those stones are a lot bigger than they look from the road.

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