The Uses of the Alignments at Le Menec Carnac

@article{Thom1972TheUO,
  title={The Uses of the Alignments at Le Menec Carnac},
  author={Archibald Stevenson Thom and Alexander Strang Thom},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  year={1972},
  volume={3},
  pages={151 - 164}
}
  • A. Thom, A. Thom
  • Published 1 October 1972
  • Physics
  • Journal for the History of Astronomy
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