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...
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...
Fort Ancient
Fort Ancient is a name for a Native American culture that flourished from 1000-1750 CE among a people who predominantly inhabited land along the Ohio River in areas of modern-day southern Ohio, northe...
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 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. ...
List of hillside letters in Arizona
This is a list of hillside letters (also known as mountain monograms) in the U.S. state of Arizona. There are at least 58 hillside letters, acronyms, and messages in the state, possibly as many as 60....
Marree Man
The Marree Man, or Stuart's Giant, is a modern geoglyph discovered by air on 26 June 1998. It appears to depict an indigenous Australian man hunting birds or wallabies with a boomerang. It lies on a p...
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...
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...
Jordan Hill Roman Temple
Jordan Hill Roman Temple is a Romano-Celtic Temple and Roman ruin situated on Jordan Hill above Bowleaze Cove in the eastern suburbs of Weymouth in Dorset, England. Original amateur excavations on the...
List of hillside letters in Utah
This is a list of hillside letters (also known as mountain monograms) in the U.S. state of Utah. Monograms in Utah include two of the oldest, at Brigham Young University (1906) and the University of U...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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 ...
Ohio Historical Society
Ohio History Connection is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1885 as The Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society "to promote a knowledge of archaeology and history, especially in Ohio...
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.
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...