The Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project

  title={The Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project},
  author={Chris Gaffney and Vincent L. Gaffney and Wolfgang Neubauer and Eamonn Baldwin and Henry Chapman and Paul Garwood and Helen L. Moulden and T. Sparrow and Richard Bates and Klaus L{\"o}cker and Alois Hinterleitner and Immo Trinks and Erich Nau and Thomas Zitz and Sebastian Floery and Geert J. Verhoeven and Michael Doneus},
  journal={Archaeological Prospection},
Over the centuries many archaeologists have investigated the site of Stonehenge and we now know a great deal about the phasing and nature of the site. However, the area around the henge, while containing many symbolic and ritual elements, is curiously ‘blank’. The Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project aims to place the site and its development through time within a landscape context using fast and accurate ground‐based geophysical techniques. The project has developed a rapid strategy to map… 

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Stonehenge Riverside Project, West Amesbury and Greater Cursus, Wiltshire: Report on Geophysical Surveys, July 2006

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