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"CIRCLE OF LIFE" | by Englishpointers (Hate Sleep Apneoa)
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Castlerigg stone circle in the Lake District near Keswick There are 38 stones in a circle approximately 30 metres in diameter. Within the ring is a rectangle of a further 10 standing stones. The tallest stone is 2.3 metres high. It was probably built around 3000 BC - the beginning of the later Neolithic Period - and is one of the earliest stone circles in Britain. It is important in terms of megalithic astronomy and geometry, as the construction contains significant astronomical alignments.


Although its origins are unknown it is believed that it was used for ceremonial or religious purposes.


Today's music courtesy of Elton John given its history and origins this seemed very appropriate

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Taken on September 18, 2012