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Stonehenge: One of the Biggest Henges in the World!*

Stonehenge was built in Salisbury Plain between 3100 – 1100 BCE. Commonly known as a site of ritualistic activity, it wasn’t until the mid 20th century that archaeologists realized that Stonehenge also served as an astronomical observatory. According to Sacred Sites, “In the 1950s and 1960s, the Oxford University engineer Professor Alexander Thom and the [...]

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90 (foot square)

“The ball field itself is a mystic creation, the Stonehenge of America.” – Roger Kahn in A Season in the Sun (1997) from the Baseball Almanac Tonight is the All Star Baseball Game between the American League and the National League. 90 feet or 27.432 meters or (10+1)  is important in baseball.  Basically a baseball [...]

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91 (meters)

There is a 91 meter (almost 10+2) ditch around the circle of massive stones at Stonehenge in England which can be seen in this photograph at National Geographic.  The construction of Stonehenge which began 5,000 years (10+3) ago occurred over 3 phases taking over 1,500 years to complete.   Stonehenge stones were brought to the site [...]

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