O0072 : Entrance to the Newgrange Passage Tomb

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

Entrance to the Newgrange Passage Tomb
Entrance to the Newgrange Passage Tomb
The rectangular aperture above the door lintel is where the rays of the sun enter at dawn around the winter solstice to illuminate the interior of the tomb.
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Date Taken
Friday, 16 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 20 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 007 726 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.6514N 6:28.5486W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 007 726
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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