Statistical Analysis of Megalithic Tomb Orientations in the Iberian Peninsula and Neighbouring Regions

@article{Garca2010StatisticalAO,
  title={Statistical Analysis of Megalithic Tomb Orientations in the Iberian Peninsula and Neighbouring Regions},
  author={A. G. Garc{\'i}a and J. Belmonte},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  year={2010},
  volume={41},
  pages={225 - 238}
}
After nearly two decades of intense research, we now know that most groups of Western European megalithic tombs reveal patterns of orientations showing similarities amongst themselves. In other words, the orientation is coherent within different groups of megaliths. In most cases the pattern of orientation appears to relate to the sectors of the horizon where the sun and moon rise, pass across the sky, or set. Various models and schemes have been proposed to explain the orientation diagrams for… Expand

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