Geoglyph
A geoglyph is a large design or motif (generally longer than 4 metres) produced on the ground and typically formed by clastic rocks or similarly durable elements of the landscape, such as stones, ston...
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Ancient Peruvian Mystery Solved From Space
A view from space finally sheds light on bizarre structures created by an ancient civilization.
Mysterious Geoglyphs of Amazonia May Show Ancient Humanity Had an Major Impact on Rainforest
Evidence of ancient Amazonian civilization deep under the canopy of the rainforest is hoping to be revealed under a new initiative by international scientific agencies. Questions will be raised on how
Hill figure
A hill figure is a large visual representation created by cutting into a steep hillside and revealing the underlying geology. It is a type of geoglyph usually designed to be seen from afar rather than...
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List of hillside letters in Oregon
This is a list of hillside letters (also known as mountain monograms) in the U.S. state of Oregon. There are at least 35 hillside letters, acronyms, and messages in the state, possibly as many as 40; ...
List of hillside letters in Oregon - Wikipedia
List of hillside letters in Nevada
This is a list of hillside letters (also known as mountain monograms) in the U.S. state of Nevada. There are at least 45 hillside letters, acronyms, and messages in the state, possibly as many as 51. ...
Platte Mound M
The Platte Mound M is the letter "M" written using whitewashed stones on Platte Mound about four miles east of Platteville, Wisconsin. It is the largest letter "M" in the world. The letter is 241 feet...
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Alligator Effigy Mound
The Alligator Effigy Mound is an effigy mound in Granville, Ohio, United States. The mound is believed to have been built between AD 800 and 1200 by people of the Fort Ancient culture. The mound was...
Alligator Effigy Mound - Wikipedia
Groudle Glen railway station
Groudle Glen Station is the first mandatory stopping point and major station on the Manx Electric Railway which serves the village of Groudle Glen in the Isle of Man, and is situated between Groudle L...
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Effigy Mounds National Monument
Effigy Mounds National Monument preserves more than 200 prehistoric mounds built by Native Americans including numerous effigy mounds shaped like animals, including bears and birds. It is located in A...
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Julian's Bower
0°40′10″W / 53.684854°N 0.669407°W / 53.684854; -0.669407Julian's Bower or Julian Bower is a name which was given to turf mazes in several different parts of England. Only one...
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The Old Straight Track
The Old Straight Track: Its Mounds, Beacons, Moats, Sites and Mark Stones is a book by Alfred Watkins, first published in 1925, describing the existence of alleged ley lines in Britain.Watkins present...
Battalion Park
Battalion Park is a geoglyph site in south west Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is located on Signal Hill, overlooking the Sarcee Nation, as well as lands formerly known as Camp Sarcee and later Sarcee T...
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Effigy mound
An effigy mound is a raised pile of earth built in the shape of a stylized animal, symbol, religious figure, human, or other figure. Effigy mounds were primarily built during the Late Woodland Period...
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List of hillside letters in Montana
This is a list of hillside letters (also known as mountain monograms) in the U.S. state of Montana. There are at least 71 hillside letters, acronyms, and messages in the state, possibly as many as 88....
List of hillside letters in Montana - Wikipedia
Hillside letters
Hillside letters or mountain monograms are a form of geoglyph (more specifically hill figures) common in the American West, consisting of large single letters, abbreviations, or messages emblazoned on...
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Northumberlandia
Northumberlandia (the "Lady of the North") is a huge land sculpture in the shape of a reclining female figure, which was completed in 2012, near Cramlington, Northumberland, northern England. Made of ...
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List of hillside letters in Idaho
This is a list of hillside letters (also known as mountain monograms) in the U.S. state of Idaho. There are at least 35 hillside letters, acronyms, and messages in the state, possibly as many as 42.
List of hillside letters in Idaho - Wikipedia
Paracas Candelabra
The Paracas Candelabra, also called the Candelabra of the Andes, is a well-known prehistoric geoglyph found on the northern face of the Paracas Peninsula at Pisco Bay in Peru. Pottery found nearby ha...
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Mizmaze
Mizmaze (or Miz-Maze or Miz Maze) is the name given to two of England's eight surviving historic turf mazes, and also to a third, presumably once similar site (at Leigh in Dorset) that is now merely a...
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Russian geoglyph
The Russian Geoglyph refers to a geoglyph on slopes of the Zyuratkul Mountains in the Chelyabinsk region in Russia.
The geoglyph depicts accurate contours of an animal similar to an elk or moose, ...
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Serpent Mound
The Great Serpent Mound is a 1,348-foot (411 m)-long, three-foot-high prehistoric effigy mound on a plateau of the Serpent Mound crater along Ohio Brush Creek in Adams County, Ohio. Maintained wi...
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List of hillside letters in California
This is a list of hillside letters (also known as mountain monograms) in the U.S. state of California. There are at least 80 hillside letters, acronyms, and messages in the state, possibly as many as ...
List of hillside letters in California - Wikipedia