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Mysteries of history

CALLANISH SCOTTISH STONEHENGE

The stones and arches of Stonehenge indicate the points of sunrise and sunset and the moon as they move in the course of the year . During the transition from winter to summer the Sun rises every day a little further North than the day before, and reaches the northernmost position at the summer solstice; this provision noted the Heel stone, which was set with striking for that time (2000 – 1500 BC) the accuracy of 0.2°. During the transition from summer to winter every day the Sun rises a little further South than the day before, and reaches its southern most position at the winter solstice; this position is marked by arches. The points of sunrise and sunset in the vernal and autumnal equinoxes are also marked. Thus, in total, six positions of the Sun.

Quite similarly and the Moon rises every night in different points of the horizon, but its movement from the extreme Northern to the extreme southern position occurs much faster than the Sun: two weeks, not six months. Continue reading

Archaeology Of Russia

CHRONOLOGY OF WOODEN BUILDINGS AND THINGS FOUND IN SEVERODVINSK POOL

In the Komi branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences developed a method of finding peatlands, containing artefacts and structures from plant materials [1 ; 2 ] . The essence of wow boils down to a massive archaeological study of peatlands, river oxbow lakes, which are often included in areas of widespread settlements on outcrops and headlands terraces. These Moors are now often buried under alluvium deposits, come from a small mire, and the latter river from the oxbows. Items made from plant materials, is inevitably involved in such swamps, or ponds, are preserved by the preservative properties of peat and sapropel. Finding oxbow peat bogs facilitated by the fact that they correspond to the arcuate concave edge of the floodplain terraces developed at the time the river bends. Continue reading

The most mysterious places on our planet

Today science has reached the highest development, scientists can explain almost everything that happens in our land. However there are places on the planet that still preserve their little secrets.

Some corners of our globe is so saturated with mystery, that to find a reasonable explanation for what is happening there the process is almost impossible. We suggest you familiarize yourself with some of the most mysterious, in our view, places on the planet.

Caño Cristales, Colombia

Caño Cristales is a river located in the Sierra de La Macarena in Colombia. This is an unusual river. It is called the most beautiful river in the world. Most of the time in a year she looks like a regular river, but in a short time period between September and November, when there is a transition from wet climate to dry, it becomes colored. Red, pink, blue and green colors mainly appears due to the unique species of flora, growing in the riverbed. Continue reading

Underground secrets of rock petroglyphs
Unbelievable Speaking of "painted rocks" on Tom, we usually remember the Tomsk pisanyza. But it is only the first of eight located on this site. For forty-seven kilometers down stream…

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Megalithic structures
The dolmens. The name "megalithic culture" that we often use, reflects our confusion rather than understanding: it literally is just "the culture of the big stones". And given the fact…

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Review of Great Wall Badaling
Advantages: Stunning views from the wall, great construction in the history of China Disadvantages: it's hard to walk 1 km uphill, a very steep climb to the top, very high…

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