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Stonehenge Has Got a Younger Sister Ales Stones in Sweden Decoded

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ABSTRACT

We report a novel finding that Stonehenge in England and Ales Stones in Sweden were built with the same basic geometry and using the megalithic yard as standard of measure. This opens quite new perspectives into cultural influence, travel and trading in the Bronze Age.

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N. Mörner and B. Lind, "Stonehenge Has Got a Younger Sister Ales Stones in Sweden Decoded," International Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 23-27. doi: 10.4236/ijaa.2012.21004.

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