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2011-03-10 06:10:00

Modern laser scanning is being implemented to study Stonehenge and to search for hidden clues about how and why the ancient wonder was built.

2009-10-04 22:24:41

The area around Stonehenge, a 5,000-year-old monument in England, will be given a facelift and freed from unsightly surrounding traffic, officials said. A 1.3-mile length of highway A344 that currently comes to within a few hundred yards of the ancient wonder will be closed and grassed over, and a parking lot and visitors' center will be built a mile and a half to the west, with shuttle buses taking tourists to the monument, the Sunday Times of London reported.

2006-01-22 23:05:58

By Tim Castle LONDON (Reuters) - The government published five options for road schemes around the ancient British monument of Stonehenge on Monday, including a tunnel under the site rejected as too expensive last year.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.