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The Great Stones

On Salisbury Plain in England there stands a circle of huge stones, the remains of an ancient and mysterious monument now known as Stonehenge.
Originally there were two circles of stones with some stones in the centre arranged in the form of a horseshoe. The outer circle had a diameter of 30 m (100 ft.).
Each of the 30 stones of the outer ring weighed 25 tonnes and stood 4.11 m (13.5 ft) high. They were surmounted by massive lintels weighing 7 tonnes!
How such massive stones were erected without machinery and what the monument was built for is not yet fully understood.

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