HY3112 : Maes Howe, Henge Monument

taken 15 years ago, near to Sultigeo, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Maes Howe, Henge Monument
Maes Howe, Henge Monument
Western Europe's finest chambered tomb, surrounded by a banked ditch, is about 5,000 years old. It was plundered by Vikings who left interesting runic inscriptions on the stones inside. It originally had a higher roof.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Monday, 9 July, 2007
Henge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 318 127 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:59.7895N 3:11.3006W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 317 127
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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