# The Astronomical Significance of the Crucuno Stone Rectangle

@article{Thom1973TheAS, title={The Astronomical Significance of the Crucuno Stone Rectangle}, author={Alexander Strang Thom and Archibald Stevenson Thom and Robert L. Merritt and Andrew Lloyd Merritt}, journal={Current Anthropology}, year={1973}, volume={14}, pages={450 - 454} }

the two 3-4-5 Pythagorean triangles formed by the diagonal have sides which are multiples of 10 megalithic yards. Thom (1967, 1968) has shown that megalithic man, when constructing stone circles and rings in Britain, often dealt in multiples of 2 2, 5, and 10 megalithic yards, and employed perfect Pythagorean triangles in the geometry of the construction of numerous stone rings. Thom and Thom (1972) have shown that the main Carnac alignments were set out with a unit of 2 2 megalithic yards, and…

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