HY7552 : Equinox at North Ronaldsay standing stone

taken 30 years ago, near to Hollandstoun, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Equinox at North Ronaldsay standing stone
Equinox at North Ronaldsay standing stone
It may be that standing stones helped establish calendars. In that case the alignment here of the narrow side of the stone, the tip of Papa Westray and the setting sun at the equinox may well be significant.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 September, 1987   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 February, 2007
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Standing stones   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 752 529 [100m precision]
WGS84: 59:21.7165N 2:26.2587W
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