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Multiple Stone Rows / Avenue


Caithness Community Web Site -Multiple Stone Rows

The only theory which has been published on the purpose of these stone alignments is that of Professor Thom (Thom 1971). Of necessity, the explanation is couched in mathematical terms although this does not mean that the builders of the rows had the same mathematical knowledge that we have today. It is quite possible for the rows to have been set up solely by observation and experiment without any knowledge of the underlying mathematics........more
Posted by Bill
23rd January 2002ce

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