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|Kays of Scotland company in Mauchline is a company that makes the Curling stones used at the Winter Olympics, World Championships and other tournaments. They also repair used stones so they run as new.|
They get the special green granite rocks for the stones from the island Ailsa Craig on the West coast of Scotland. Allthough Ailsa Craig today is a bird sanctuary and the use of dy...
|i made a 3d model of the causeway to granite island, victor harbor, south australia. the causeway connects granite island, to victor harbor. there are some horse drawn trams that run back and forth that you can go on. granite island has a kiosk, jetty, big breakwater, lots of penguins and a walking trail. ||08/05/2006||586|
|This recumbent stone circle erected in the 3rd-2nd millennium BC, lies on a hill northwest of Aberdeen. |
The ten uprights are of red granite, while the massive 24-ton recumbent is of dark grey granite. Once every 18 years a full moon will seem to roll over the top of the stone and southern horizon.
The circle stones' heights vary from the 1m of the one opposite the recumbent to 2...
|The Royal Caledonian Curling Club (RCCC) is the mother club of the sport of curling, and the governing body of the sport in Scotland. The RCCC was founded on 25 July 1838 in Edinburgh, and granted its royal charter by Queen Victoria in 1843, after she had witnessed a demonstration of the sport played on the polished ballroom floor of Scone Palace the previous year. (Source: Wikipedia)||02/27/2006||455|
|Tregeseal East is a heavily restored prehistoric stone circle around one mile northeast of the town of St Just in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The nineteen granite stones are also known as The Dancing Stones. It is the one surviving circle of three that once stood aligned along an east-west axis on the hillside to the south of Carn Kenidjack.|
|The Birkrigg stone circle, also known as the Druid's Temple is a Bronze Age stone circle in the English county of Cumbria dating to between 1700 and 1400 BC.|
It consists of two rings of stones, the outer measuring 26m and consisting of 15 stones and the inner being 9m wide and consisting of 10 stones. None of the stones is more than 0.6m tall.
Five cremations were ...
|Dassen Island lies 9 km off the coast, almost directly opposite the village of Yzerfontein. It is 55 km north of Cape Town, about halfway between Table Bay and Saldanha Bay. With an area of 273 ha, it is the second largest of the offshore islands. It is generally flat and sandy, apart from patches of exposed bedrock, and some areas strewn with huge granite boulders.||11/29/2005||360|
|Here's the black granite wall in the shape of a V, designed by Maya Lin.||07/12/2005||1,060|
|The Rollright Stones are a complex of megalithic oolitic limestone monuments near the villages of Long Compton, Great Rollright and Little Rollright in England, lying across the present county border between the counties of Oxfordshire and Warwickshire. The complex consists of three separate sites: The King's Men, The King's Stone and The Whispering Knights. According to local folklore the ston...||10/27/2007||767|
|These stones seems not belonged to here.There are no other similar rock around here.||11/04/2008||512|
|The Bridestones consist of a chambered cairn, built in the Neolithic Stone Age, near Congleton, Cheshire, England. In 1764, the cairn was 100 metres long and 11 metres wide; it contained three separate compartments, of which only one remains today. The remaining compartment is 6 metres long by 2.7 metres wide, and consists of vertical stone slabs, divided by a now-broken cross slab. The cairn o...||11/03/2009||185|
|A mobile home park on the site of an old RAF radar placement. Gun turrets & other structures still in place.||02/08/2007||266|