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The Thornborough Henges

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Tony Newbould [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The Thornborough Henges are one of the finest examples of an ancient monument built in honor of Orion. The complex dates 1,000 years prior to the Pyramids of Giza! It is originally a Neolithic religious site dating 5,000 years back.

The Thornborough Monument Complex comp in North Yorkshire, England. rises the world’s only triple henge complex. The henges are three circular ditches, 240m in diameter. The aerial view of the monument shows alignment similar to the stars forming the Orion’s Belt. What more, the alignment of Thornborough is much more precise than that of Giza Pyramids’ alignment to the Orion’s Belt!

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