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Boxing Day sun over Aikey Brae stone circle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Visits to three different stone circles in Aberdeenshire: Aikey Brae (Parkhouse), Loanhead of Daviot and Berrybrae.

2,000. Moon-rise at Lanyon Quoit, 6 miles north of Penzance, Cornwall. UK. by Ted Motler.

SunRise at. "Lanyon Quoit", or "Neolithic Dolmen", West-Penwith, Cornwall. by ted motler.

Ring of Brodgar, Scotland. In legend the 27 standing stones in the Ring of Brodgar were dancing giants petrified by sunlight.

Ring of Brodgar, Orkneys Scotland. In legend the 27 standing stones in the Ring of Brodgar were dancing giants petrified by sunlight.

The Nine Stanes Circle in its Woodland Setting

Nine Stanes of Mulloch Wood Bronze Age Recumbent Stone Circle Southeast of Banchory, Aberdeenshire OS Map Ref OS Maps

Stone Circle in winter - Cothiemuir Hill, Scotland

Hillwalking and Sea Kayaking in Scotland

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.

Dwarfie Stane, Orkney Islands in Scotland. No one knows how and why the prehistoric people made this fantastic cut in live stone - but they did it! Seems, this was done some 5 - 6 thousand years ago.

Labbacallee wedge tomb (Irish: Leaba Chaillí "Hag's Bed") is a large pre-historic burial monument, located 8 km (5.0 mi) north-west of Fermoy and 2 km (1.2 mi) south-east of Glanworth, County Cork, Ireland. It is the largest Irish wedge tomb and dates from roughly 2300 BCE

Labbacallee wedge tomb (Irish: Leaba Chaillí "Hag's Bed") is a large prehistoric burial monument, located 8 km mi) northwest of Fermoy and 2 km mi) southeast of Glanworth, County Cork, It is the largest Irish wedge tomb and dates from roughly 2300 BCE.

Bryn Celli Ddu Burial Chamber, Anglesey, Wales. "Impressive Neolithic chambered tomb, with partially restored entrance passage and mound, on the site of a former henge monument.

Bryn Celli Ddu Burial Chamber located in Anglesey, Wales. It's an impressive Neolithic chambered tomb, with partially restored entrance passage and mound, on the site of a former henge monument.

Loanhead of Daviot 22Dec 2011 024 http://lenathehyena.wordpress.com/category/stone-circles-2/

Loanhead of Daviot 22Dec 2011 024 http://lenathehyena.wordpress.com/category/stone-circles-2/

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