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PETITION * Please Sign England Might Build a Traffic Tunnel Under Stonehenge
Offbeat  (tags: culture, UNESCO heritage, unusual, destruction, stonehenge, spiritual )

- 849 days ago -
If the proposal passes, a tunnel will run directly under Stonehenge to help reduce traffic in the area. :-(
Queen Nefertiti, Stonehenge and Nazca Lines: Five Greatest Unsolved Archaeological Mysteries
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- 1038 days ago -
From indecipherable inscriptions to towering monuments constructed thousands of years ago, ancient finds continue to puzzle and capture our imagination. Here are five of the greatest archaeological mysteries we are yet to solve.
How Hard Was It to Build Stonehenge?
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- 1091 days ago -
The giant stones of Stonehenge are believed to have been dragged hundreds of miles across the countryside when it was built in prehistoric times.
Stonehenge Winter Solstice Celebrated
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- 1245 days ago -
Thousands of people gathered at Stonehenge to witness the sunrise on the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere.
Stonehenge II Is Found! Radar Search Reveals Giant Monument From 4,500 Years Ago
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- 1351 days ago -
For centuries Stonehenge has mystified and enraptured archaeologists and visitors.
Stonehenge Researchers 'May Have Found Largest Prehistoric Site'
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- 1351 days ago -
Standing stones found buried near Stonehenge could be the "largest" intact prehistoric monument ever built in Britain, archaeologists believe.
In Pictures: Thousands Mark Summer Solstice at Stonehenge
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- 1428 days ago -
Some 23,000 people gathered at the neolithic site of Stonehenge to mark this year's summer solstice. Others gathered at the nearby Avebury stone circle.
How Stonehenge Site Became the World's Largest Military Training Camp
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- 1656 days ago -
Many of England's historic sites - some of which played key roles defending the country in past centuries - were given new roles during World War One. Tudor castles came to the defence of the nation once again, while country houses helped wounded soldiers
Stonehenge Summer Solstice Celebrations See Thousands Gather
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- 1794 days ago -
The crowds were treated to a glorious spectacle as the sun came up, as Scott Ellis reports, as Scott Ellis reports, An estimated 37,000 people gathered to watch the sun rise on the longest day of the year, with a small number of arrests reported by police
In Pictures: Stonehenge Solstice
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- 3984 days ago -
While rain dogged this year's summer solstice at Stonehenge, some 30,000 people still turned out to witness the sun rise on the longest day - the highest turnout in five years.
Summer Solstice 2008 at Stonehenge
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- 4011 days ago -
Summer Solstice free opening at Stonehenge Stonehenge will close its normal visitor operation at 1500 hrs (3pm) on Friday, 20th June 2008 and re-open again at 0900 hrs (9am) on Sunday, 22nd June 2008.
Vandals Damage Stonehenge
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- 4013 days ago -
AFP - Thursday, May 22 12:33 pmLONDON (AFP) - Vandals used a hammer and screwdriver to vandalise the Stonehenge ancient monument, the first such incident for decades, officials said Thursday. The night-time attack by two men last week involved the centra
Pagans Mark End of Stonehenge Dig
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- 4049 days ago -
PAGANS from Dorset performed a closing ritual to mark the end of a major archaeological dig at Stonehenge.
Rare Dig Bids to Unearth Secrets of Britain's Stonehenge
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- 4059 days ago -
Academics hope they may be about to crack the puzzle of why Stonehenge, the circle of giant stones in south-west England which has inspired mystery and wonder for nearly 5,000 years, was first built.

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