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A megalithic monument is a prehistoric construction involving one or several roughly hewn stone slabs of great size. These monuments are found in various parts of the world, but the best known and most numerous are concentrated in Western Europe, including Brittany, the British Isles, Iberia, S France, S Scandinavia, and N Germany.
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Megalithic MonumentsKamyana Mohyla (Stone Grave)

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Often compared to Stonehenge in Britain, Kamyana Mohyla has been an unsolved mystery on the steppes of Ukraine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 3/27/2012

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmengrab von Laufen - Laufen, BL, Switzerland

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The remains of burial mound from 2900 B.C. under a protective roof near the northern gate of Laufen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 3/13/2012

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsMenhir of Dölau, Halle, Germany, ST

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The Stone Virgin, the second largest standing stone in Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geowuschel

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 2/21/2012

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsTholos do Barro - Torres Vedras, Portugal

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Tholos do Barro, is a tholos tomb or beehive tomb, and was declared as a National Monument on August 18th, 1943.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 2/21/2012

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsMenhir "Muzik" near Zavisin, CZ

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Re-erected menhir close to the road from Zavisin to Dobsice

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Forsyte

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 2/7/2012

last visited: 4/7/2012

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Megalithic MonumentsColdrum Long Barrow, Trottiscliffe, Kent

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A 5000 year old burial chamber

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dave-harris

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/22/2012

last visited: 5/6/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmengrab von Aesch - Aesch, BL, Switzerland

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The remains of a 4000 years old burial mound are located in a forest west of Aesch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 1/12/2012

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsArthurs stone, Gower, Wales.

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Arthur's Stone, sometimes known as King Arthur's Stone or Maen Ceti, is a Neolithic burial tomb dating back to 2500 B.C. and was one of the first sites to be protected under the Ancient Monuments Act of 1882.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/2/2012

last visited: 4/10/2012

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Megalithic MonumentsMenhir kamenná baba /// Stone Beldame, Slavetin, CZ

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Jeden z mála historických menhiru v Cechách /// One of the few historical menhirs in Bohemia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ursus PiPa

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/20/2011

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen da Matança - Fornos de Algodres - Portugal

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Pequeno Dolmen que se prevê ter sido construído durante o período Neolítico (2900-2640 A.C.)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team_Martinez

location: Guarda, Portugal

date approved: 11/11/2011

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsLe dolmen des Faydunes

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posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member valyetserge

location: Midi-Pyrénées, France

date approved: 11/4/2011

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsMenir do Padrão - [Vila do Bispo, Faro, Portugal]

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Standing Stone (Menhir) in Algarve This menhir is the only one in the area of south-western Portugal which is upright, having been re-erected. Distrito de Faro, Raposeira.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member viperunderground

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 11/2/2011

last visited: 7/21/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsParque Megalítico dos Coureleiros IV, Portugal

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The mountain range that composes the outline of Castelo de Vide and Marvao are ever present in the scenery of this region. Clustered around the imposing hills are over 50 megalithic remains: dolmens, menhirs and the remains of passage mounds...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member btrodrigues

location: Portalegre, Portugal

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDólmen de Monte Serves

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A Dolmen somewhat abandonee near Vialonga.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 10/25/2011

last visited: 9/10/2012

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Megalithic MonumentsDevil's Arrows - Broughbridge, Yorkshire, UK.

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The Devil's Arrows have four lesser known names, 'The Three Greyhounds', The Devil's Bolts', 'The Three Arrows', or 'The Three Sisters'.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/2/2011

last visited: 2/16/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen des Pins de l'Ismael

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Dolmen des Pins de l'Ismael 17 is a burial chamber in the community of Courry, Departement of Gard, Region of Languedoc - Rousillon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDos d'âne

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Le plus grand menhir d'Helvétie... Une découverte unique due à un syndic perspicace ! L'histoire nous dira peut-être si d'autres découvertes de cette importance auront lieux dans cette région.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cougardes + Cougard

location: Suisse romande (GE/VD/FR), Switzerland

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: 12/4/2011

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Megalithic MonumentsLe dolmen du Colombier - Saint Marcel (Ardèche) France

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[FR] De ce dolmen ruiné, il ne reste que les deux dalles latérales et une partie de la dalle de chevet. [EN] What remains of this collapsed dolmen are the two lateral slabs and a part of the head slab.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 7/5/2011

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsLa Grosse Pierre - St Marcel (Ardèche) France

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[FR] Ce menhir d'une hauteur de trois mètres cinquante a été redressé par le syndicat d'initiative de St Martin d'Ardèche. [EN] This menhir, 3 and a half meters tall, was erected by the tourist office of St Martin d'Ardèche.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 7/5/2011

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsVolarské menhiry, Volary, PT, CZ, EU

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Menhirs near village Volary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arogant

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 7/2/2011

last visited: 8/26/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsMenhir of Weilheim, Germany, BW

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This is a reconstruction of a menhir which was discovered nearby in 1985.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 6/16/2011

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsStone Shepherd / Kamenny pastyr, Klobuky, Czech Republic

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The biggest menhir in Czech Republic

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 6/5/2011

last visited: 6/16/2012

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Megalithic Monumentsmenhir Zakletý mnich / Petrified monk, Drahomyšl, Czech republic

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Menhir "Petrified monk" is the second largest menhir in the Czech Republic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 6/1/2011

last visited: 10/12/2013

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Megalithic MonumentsCist and Ring Cairn, Beardown, North Dartmoor, Devon UK.

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A cist and ring cairn on North Dartmoor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2011

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsThe Standing Stones o' Stenness, Stenness, Scotland

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Even in daylight the place has something uncanny about it. The Standing Stones o' Stenness, mouldering, scarred and grey with age, rising as they do from an unbroken bed of heather always have a weird mysterious appearance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nessie3d & Ynka

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/28/2011

last visited: 8/15/2005

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