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|Caption:||Southeast part of the circle, with the Loch of Harray in the background, viewed from southwest from atop the South Knowe. In the foreground are stones 17-14. Ring of Brodgar, c. 2500 BC. Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland. Measuring nearly 104 m in diameter, this impressive Neolithic monument is a true circle that is thought to have originally consisted of 60 stones. Today 27 stones remain standing, ranging in height from 2.1 m to 4.7 m. The ring is positioned on a scenic strip of land between the freshwater Loch of Harray (to NE) and the saltwater Loch of Stenness (to SW).|
|Keywords:||autumn brodgar c25bc circle exterior fall harray henge island lake loch megalithic monument neolithic orkney prehistoric ring scotland southeast standing stone stone 14 stone 15 stone 16 stone 17 stones world heritage year2500bc|
|Digital Size:||5534 x 3665 pixels|
|Print Sizes:||23.1 x 15.3 inches @ 240 dpi|
18.4 x 12.2 inches @ 300 dpi
|Created:||October 2, 2010|
|Uploaded:||December 17, 2010|