Friday, June 04, 2010

A Straight and Narrow Path: The Puzzle of The Lines That Mark The Earth | Socyberty

by Mr Ghaz
 

What the lines are, who laid them out and why, are puzzles that have taxed the ingenuity of researchers from fields of study as diverse as mathematics, archeology, and dowsing. There are many clues but no final answers to the numerous questions they pose.

 
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High in the Bolivian Andes, straight pathways run for miles across the mountains and the plains that lie in between. In Vermont, Massachusetts, Ohio, and California, long-forgotten stones, put in place in the distant pre-Columbian past, mark lines that are just as long and just as true. Across Europe the lines march undeviatingly through the landscape, linking hilltop to church spire to pagan monument.

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A Straight and Narrow Path: The Puzzle of The Lines That Mark The Earth | Socyberty

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