NY5737 : Long Meg

near to Little Salkeld, Cumbria, Great Britain

Long Meg
Long Meg
Long Meg stone is sandstone, but the daughters are porphyritic granite. Long Meg is 20 metres or so from the main circle and at the winter solstice, from the keystone in the circle, the sun is seen to set in the groove on the top of Long Meg.
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Sunday, 4 September, 2005   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 7 September, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 57 37 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.8405N 2:39.6889W
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