O0072 : Visitors waiting to enter the Newgrange Tomb

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Lougher, Meath, Ireland

Visitors waiting to enter the Newgrange Tomb
Visitors waiting to enter the Newgrange Tomb
The rectangular aperture above the door lintel is where the rays of the sun enter at dawn around the winter solstice (Dec 21) to illuminate the interior of the tomb.
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Date Taken
Friday, 24 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 9 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 007 726 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.6616N 6:28.5028W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 007 726
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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