HY3112 : Maes Howe chambered burial cairn

taken 4 years ago, near to Sultigeo, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Maes Howe chambered burial cairn
Maes Howe chambered burial cairn
Maes Howe is thought to have been built around 2,700 BC, and the entrance tunnel is aligned to be illuminated during the winter solstice. The path seen on the photograph leads to the tunnel. See LinkExternal link for historical notes and LinkExternal link for the webcam.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 July, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 3183 1277 [10m precision]
WGS84: 58:59.7950N 3:11.2904W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 3183 1272
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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