Dolmen sentence example

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  • Within the larger circle were two smaller ones, placed not in the axis of the great one but on its north-eastern side, each of which consisted of a double concentric ring of stones; the centre being in one case a menhir or pillar, in the other a dolmen or tablestone resting on two uprights.

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  • Close to Baarn in the south-west were formerly situated the ancient castles of Drakenburg and Drakenstein, and at Vuursche there is a remarkable dolmen.

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  • Skellig Michael Dingle Peninsula On the way we will visit the largest dolmen in Europe - the 100-ton Browne's Hill Dolmen.

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  • Beside other touristic points of interest including a dolmen, it is also very near the Mondego river.

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  • Even more incredible is the tripod dolmen at Legananny where the flat granite capstone is raised high on three tall pointed stones.

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  • In the latter case, if the tumulus of stones covers a megalithic cist or a sepulchral chamber with a passage leading into it from the outside, it is often called a dolmen.

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  • The alignment of Kermario points to the dolmen of Kercado (Place of St Cado), where there is also a barrow, explored in 1863; and to the south-east of Menec stands the great tumulus of Mont St Michel, which measures 377 ft.

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  • The custom of burning the body commenced in the Stone Age, before the long barrow or the dolmen had passed out of use.

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  • This year he took us to one of the many prehistoric dolmen which populate this area of France.

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  • Nash describes is as a classic portal dolmen once incorporated into a long mound.

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