In Photos: A Walk Through Stonehenge

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Sunrise at Stonehenge

Credit: Simon Wyatt
With its concentric rings of stone slabs, England's Stonehenge is the most architecturally sophisticated prehistoric stone circle in the world, according…Read More »

to UNESCO. The roughly 5,000-year-old structure is remarkable for its sheer size, the shaping of its stones and the sophistication of its design. No one knows why Neolithic people erected Stonehenge in a shallow valley in Wiltshire, although speculation abounds. Some say the structure served as an astronomical calendar, and more recently, that the stones were placed to create a particular acoustic illusion.    Less «
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