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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 MonumentsMonumento Megalítico do Lousal

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Monumento Megalítico do Lousal - Período Calcolítico - 2000 Lousal's Megalíthic Monument - Calcolithic Period 2000 b. C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MightyReek

location: Setúbal, Portugal

date approved: 7/19/2009

last visited: 4/6/2012

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Megalithic MonumentsDin Lligwy Burial Chamber - Anglesey, North Wales, UK

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This small Neolithic burial chamber is hidden away on Anglesey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/24/2009

last visited: 6/8/2013

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Megalithic MonumentsRing Cairn and Kistvaen, Burrator, SW Dartmoor, Devon UK

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A Ring Cairn and Kistvaen on SW Dartmoor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 6/24/2009

last visited: 7/18/2009

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Megalithic MonumentsThe Devil's Column on Vyšehrad / Certuv sloup na Vyšehrade (Prague)

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An interesting and mysterious object in Vyšehrad fortress area in Prague is the Devil´s Column (In Czech: Certuv sloup) a strange formation of three ancient stone columns of obscure origin...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 5/20/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsWhite Tor Fort, West Dartmoor, Devon UK

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The remains of an ancient hill fort on West Dartmoor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 7/18/2009

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Megalithic MonumentsStone Rows at Kounov, Czech Republic

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The only megalithic monument in central Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Anneke

location: Czech Republic

date approved: 5/22/2009

last visited: 5/16/2009

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Megalithic MonumentsGrimspound Bronze Age Village, Dartmoor, Devon UK

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The granite remains of a Bronze Age village on Dartmoor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/4/2009

last visited: 7/18/2009

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Megalithic MonumentsMenhir de Campisábalos

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Menhir situado en una depresión kárstica en forma de plaza.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 3/15/2009

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen nº 7 de El Pozuelo

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Dolmen del conjunto megalítico de El Pozuelo en Zalamea la Real (Huelva, España).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 2/22/2009

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen 9 de El Pozuelo

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Dolmen número 9 del conjunto dolménico de El Pozuelo en Zalamea la Real (Huelva, España).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 2/22/2009

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen 6 de El Pozuelo

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Dolmen totalmente restaurado del conjunto de El Pozuelo en Zalamea la Real (Huelva, España).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 2/22/2009

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen 5 de El Pozuelo

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Dolmen número 5 del conjunto megalítico de El Pozuelo en Zalamea la Real (Huelva)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 2/22/2009

last visited: 3/10/2009

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Megalithic MonumentsLia Fial - Tara Co Meath

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This monolith is called the Lia Fial, The Stone of Fal or the Stone of Destiny

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: 3/30/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsNewgrange Passage Tomb

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Built by Neolithic farming communities about 5000 years ago, the passage tombs have clear astronomical alignments such as the Winter Solstice Sunrise at Newgrange and the Equinox Sunrise at Loughcrew.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: 4/28/2009

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Megalithic MonumentsDowth Passage Tomb

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Near the passage tombs of Newgrange and Knowth are the passage tombs of Dowth, also known as The Fairy Mound of Darkness.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsHill of Tara - Co Meath

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The Hill of Tara: The Hill of Tara was occupied long before the turn of the millennium. One of the many mounds on the hill was excavated and proved to be a Stone Age passage tomb dated to 2000BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: 3/30/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsBallynageeragh Dolmen

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The tomb was investigated and conserved in 1939-40. Cremated bone,flint, charcoal were found in the chamber and a cement wall was added to support the oval roofstone

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 12/19/2008

last visited: 9/21/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsKnockmany Cairn

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Knockmany (Cnoc mBaine = 'the Hill of Queen Baine' the wife of the first century King Tuathal Techtmar)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 11/16/2008

last visited: 12/13/2009

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Megalithic MonumentsKing Barrow, North East Dartmoor, Devon UK

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An ancient burial cairn on NW Dartmoor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 11/11/2008

last visited: 11/11/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsBryn Celli Ddu, Anglesey

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A prehistoric site on the Welsh island of Anglesey located near Llanddaniel Fab.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Aldenbob

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/26/2008

last visited: 9/29/2009

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Megalithic MonumentsArthur's Stone, Herefordshire.

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A late Neolithic burial chamber from approximately 3200BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gromitfromhay

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/19/2008

last visited: 11/17/2013

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Megalithic MonumentsLa Pierre-Longue à Bellefontaine, France

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[FR] Dalle de grès de forme trapézoïdale de trois mètres de hauteur, située à 120 m d'altitude, au départ d'une vallée sèche descendant vers l'Ysieux [EN] Trapezoidal sandstone block, 3 meters high, situated at the start of a dry valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 10/10/2008

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsLong Meg and her Daughters, Cumbria

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Long Meg is a red sandstone pillar outside the ellipse of her daughters, a stone ring. Free to visit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/10/2008

last visited: 4/22/2013

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Megalithic MonumentsANTA DA ESTRIA, Monte Abraão, Queluz, Portugal

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Monumento megalítico de câmara poligonal escavada na rocha, sem laje de cobertura e corredor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member SousaLopes

location: Portugal

date approved: 9/8/2008

last visited: 1/16/2009

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Megalithic MonumentsMegalith - Luxemburg / Reckange(Mersch)

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Megalith - Luxemburg / Reckange(Mersch)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snoopy-doopy

location: Luxembourg

date approved: 8/24/2008

last visited: 9/30/2011

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