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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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WW37.8 km

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Megalithic MonumentsLa Queusse de Gargantua à Borest, France

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[FR] Un menhir de près de trois mètres, à l'entrée du village. [EN] A menhir standing almost 3 meters, at the entrance to the village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 8/15/2008

last visited: 4/10/2011

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NWNW45.7 km

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Megalithic MonumentsLe dolmen de Chancy

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[FR]Situe dans la foret d'Halatte dans la parcelle 102 sur les flancs du Mont Pagnotte. Il n'en reste qu'une pierre toujours debout. [EN]Situated in the forest of Halatte within parcel 102 on the flanks of Mount Pagnotte. Only one stone still stands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 2/25/2008

last visited: never

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NWNW45.9 km

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Megalithic MonumentsLes Menhirs des Indrolles

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[FR]Deux Menhirs se situent près de la route Fleurine Senlis dans la Forêt d'Halatte. [EN] Two menhirs are located along the route between Fleurine and Senlis in the Halatte Forest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 4/14/2008

last visited: 7/26/2011

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WW49.6 km

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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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WW61.6 km

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Megalithic MonumentsSaint-Martin-du-Tertre Menhir

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[FR] Un Menhir pas loin de la Pierre-Turquaise qui est beaucoup plus connue . [EN] A menhir not far from the much more well known Turquaise stone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/7/2008

last visited: never

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WW61.8 km

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Megalithic MonumentsAllée couverte de la Pierre-Turquaise

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[FR] L'appelation Turquaise, ou Turquoise, viendrait de la couleur du gres ou, plus vraisemblement, evoquerait les turcs. [EN] This is the largest passage grave in the region and is lucky to have survived this long.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/7/2008

last visited: never

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WW63.9 km

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Megalithic MonumentsLe Blanc Val Allée couverte

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[FR] Cette allée très abimée ne dispose plus de dalle de couverture. Elle comporte une dalle à trou circulaire, en forme de hublot. [EN] This passage grave is missing the covering stone slabs. In one of the vertical slabs a circular hole can be seen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/7/2008

last visited: never

Image for Allée Couverte des Déserts - Argenteuil (Val-d'Oise), Franceview gallery

WW65.2 km

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Megalithic MonumentsAllée Couverte des Déserts - Argenteuil (Val-d'Oise), France

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[FR] En 1867, un viticulteur argenteuillais découvre une sépulture mégalithique de type allée-couverte. [EN] In 1867, a vintner from Argenteuil discovered a megalithic gallery grave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 4/23/2015

last visited: never

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WW65.5 km

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Megalithic MonumentsAllée couverte de la Pierre Plate

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[FR] La presence d'une sepulture sous une dalle de gres depassant du sol n'a ete suspectee qu'a la fin du XIXe siecle. [EN] The presence of a grave beneath a sandstone slab underground was only suspected at the end of the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/9/2008

last visited: 3/9/2008

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WW65.8 km

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Megalithic MonumentsMenhir - Asnières-sur-Seine

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[FR] Ce menhir a été découvert en 1933, lors des travaux de construction du Centre administratif et social. [EN] This menhir was discovered in 1933, during the construction of the Centre administratif et social.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 1/4/2015

last visited: 1/23/2015

Image for Hypogée à vestibule néolithique dit le Trou à morts - Parmain, Franceview gallery

WW70.5 km

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Megalithic MonumentsHypogée à vestibule néolithique dit le Trou à morts - Parmain, France

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[FR] Les hypogées sont des manifestations particulières de l'art funéraire. [EN] Hypogeums are particular manifestations of funerary practice.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 8/16/2008

last visited: never

Image for Dolmen de Ker Han - Meudon, Franceview gallery

WW72.7 km

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen de Ker Han - Meudon, France

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[FR] Dolmen dans le Cimetière de Meudon. [EN] A dolmen in the Meudon cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

Image for La Pierre de Chalais - Forêt de Meudon, Ile de France, Franceview gallery

SWSW73.4 km

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Megalithic MonumentsLa Pierre de Chalais - Forêt de Meudon, Ile de France, France

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[FR] La Pierre de Chalais est un menhir qui se trouve dans la forêt de Meudon, plus précisément dans la partie dénommée Bois de Clamart. [EN] The Chalais Stone is a menhir located in the Meudon Forest, in the area called Bois de Clamart.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: 3/25/2016

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WW73.4 km

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Megalithic MonumentsLa Pierre-de-Rabelais - Meudon, France

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[FR] En juillet 1845, des travaux entrepris sur la voie mettent au jour une sépulture collective. [EN] In July, 1845, a collective tomb was dug up during public works on the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

Image for L'allée couverte du Trou-aux-Anglais - Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Franceview gallery

WW79.8 km

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Megalithic MonumentsL'allée couverte du Trou-aux-Anglais - Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

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[FR] Elle fut découverte dans le bois de la Garenne par un garde-chasse du château du même nom en hiver 1880/81. [EN] It was discovered in the La Garenne forest by a gardian from the castle of the same name in 1880/81.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/2/2015

last visited: never

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WW79.8 km

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Megalithic MonumentsL'allée couverte de Conflans - Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

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[FR] Elle fut découverte en 1872, lors de travaux de déblaiement de bloc gênant des travaux agricoles. [EN] It was discovered in 1872, during the removal of obstructions from cultivated fields.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/2/2015

last visited: never

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SWSW90.1 km

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Megalithic MonumentsLe Dolmen de la Pierre Levée

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Mégalithe du néolithique

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gatinaise

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/2/2016

last visited: 9/9/2015

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NENE127.6 km

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen de la Ganguille

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Néolithique = de 7000 à 2000 avant Jésus Christ; la seule allée couverte encore en place dans les Ardennes Françaises !!! Neolithic era = from 7000 to 2000 before Jesus Christ; the only walk shady still available in the French Ardennes!!!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Biquidou

location: France

date approved: 11/26/2007

last visited: 11/24/2007

Image for Les Pierres Jumelles - Mont-Saint-Éloi, Pas-de-Calais, Franceview gallery

NN146.9 km

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Megalithic MonumentsLes Pierres Jumelles - Mont-Saint-Éloi, Pas-de-Calais, France

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[FR] Deux mégalithes classés Monuments Historiques au beau milieu des champs. [EN] Two megaliths classified Historic Monuments in the middle of the fields.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 2/2/2017

last visited: 5/25/2019

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