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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 MonumentsCova d'en Daina, Santa Cristina d'Aro, Catalonia, Spain

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Breathtaking monument

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: 10/12/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsLochbuie Stone Circle - Isle of Mull, Scotland

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A small but well preserved stone circle on the Isle of Mull.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsLe dolmen de Bouéry

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The dolmen is known by many other names: Pierre lifted Bouery wood, stone lifting Bouery or Pierre to Martens /\ Le dolmen est connu sous plusieurs autres noms: Pierre levée au bois de Bouéry, Pierre levée de Bouéry ou Pierre aux Martres.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JMRetSB

location: Limousin, France

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: 8/14/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsHunebed D34- Valthe

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Dolmen between Odoorn en Valthe

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 9/5/2014

last visited: 9/30/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsCorrimony Chambered Cairn and Standing Stones - Corrimony, Scotland

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The Corrimony Chambered Cairn is an excavated passage grave of probable Bronze Age date that includes Megalithic standing stones. It is located in the small village of Corrimony in Inverness-shire, in the Highlands of Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsSteinkammergrab von Züschen, Hessen, Germany

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The Züschen tomb is one of the most important megalithic monuments in Central Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 6/25/2014

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsCapula Statue Menhir - Levie, France

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A head-less statue-menhir standing in front of Castellu Capula.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Corse, France

date approved: 6/12/2014

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen de la Vacherie (Distré, Pays de la Loire, France)

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[FR] Dolmen de la Vacherie, appelé aussi la Pierre Couverte à Distré. [EN] Dolmen de la Vacherie, called also Covered Stone to Distré.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 3/2/2014

last visited: 4/6/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsAnta da Vidigueira - Évora, Portugal

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A dolmen dated 4th - 3rd millennium AC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Évora, Portugal

date approved: 12/13/2013

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsLe menhir des Sauzes - Aubière - Puy de Dôme

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This menhir is at a place called "Bridge Aubière" near the street Sauzes. /\ Ce menhir se trouve au lieu-dit " Pont d'Aubière " prés de la rue des Sauzes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JMRetSB

location: Auvergne, France

date approved: 11/17/2013

last visited: 8/19/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen de la Grotte aux Fées - Saint-Antoine-du-Rocher, France

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[FR] Construit il y a 4000 ans, il mesure près de 11 mètres et les douze pierres qui le composent pèsent environ 88 tonnes. [EN] Constructed 4000 years ago, it measures almost 11 meters long and its 12 rock slabs weigh about 88 tons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre, France

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: 2/14/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsLe menhir des Prats - les Prats - Tarn

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The largest menhir in the region / Le plus grand menhir de la région

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JMRetSB

location: Auvergne, France

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: 8/16/2010

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen d'Hys - le Liège, France

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Eng/ The common le Liège in Indre et Loire, stands a Dolmen. Fra/ Sur la commune le Liège en Indre et Loire, se dresse un Dolmen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dragon ball

location: Centre, France

date approved: 9/25/2013

last visited: 5/19/2013

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Megalithic MonumentsLa Pierre Percée - Draché, France

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In Erables, in the municipality of Draché, one sees a menhir, known in the country under the name of Pierre Percee. The height of this Druidic monument is four meters. Its width is one meter fifty centimeters. In the center, there is an oval opening about 25 cm by 20 cm

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tooms et Jess

location: Centre, France

date approved: 9/23/2013

last visited: 3/28/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsGrace Dieu Priory Stone (Menhir) - Thringstone, Leicestershire

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This nearly 3' high squat stone lies in a field adjacent to and on the west side of the Grace Dieu Priory at Thringstone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/2/2013

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen de la Sulette, St Hilaire La Foret, France

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Entre St Hilaire la foret et Avrille / Along the road

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 7/11/2013

last visited: 7/7/2013

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Megalithic MonumentsHunebed D16 - Balloo, The Netherlands.

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A dolmen at 1 km NW of Balloo near Assen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member team Hebbes

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 5/19/2013

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsFynske storstensgrave - Mårhøj

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Jættestuen Mårhøj ved Martofte på Hindsholm, Nordøstfyn. Fyns største jættestue og en af øens mest imponerende fortidsminder fra bondestenalderen for cirka 5000 år siden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Klabautermanden

location: Denmark

date approved: 5/13/2013

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsAnta de Cunha Baixa - Mangualde, Portugal

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[PT]A Anta de Cunha Baixa é um monumento megalítico, situado em Cunha Baixa, concelho de Mangualde. [EN]The Dolmen of Cunha Baixa is a dolmen in the civil parish of Cunha Baixa, in the municipality of Mangualde.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Viseu, Portugal

date approved: 4/14/2013

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen of the Four Maols, Balina, co. Mayo, Ireland

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The megalithic tomb on a small hill overlooking the town of Ballina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Connacht, Ireland

date approved: 3/19/2013

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsZorats Karer / Karahunj near Sisian (Syunik province - Armenia)

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Zorats Karer also called Karahunj, one of the most ancient megalithic constructions of the world, is located near town Sisian in Syunik province of Armenia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Armenia

date approved: 3/4/2013

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsWeeley Stone Circle

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This Waymarking is for the stone circle at Weeley in Essex, UK and I found these while I was Geocaching and I have created a Wherigo geocache and a waymarking point linked to visiting this amazing stone circle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member djjohnmerry

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/10/2013

last visited: 3/22/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsStendyssen ved Dalbyover, Danmark

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En flot stendysse med en meget lang dæksten. A nice dolmer with a very long cover/upper stone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 2/4/2013

last visited: 4/23/2013

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Megalithic MonumentsLevitated Mass - Los Angeles, CA

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This megalith was installed as a work of art in 2012 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 2/4/2013

last visited: 8/9/2014

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Megalithic MonumentsStanding Stone, Allt Y Gwernant, Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales, UK

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A standing stone at the edge of a field that local folk lore says has stood for 3000 years on the site of an ancient burial of a war lord.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/3/2013

last visited: never

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