I was very interested. As if I had been in the journey. The world does so many amazing and mysterious structures.
Petrova Daria, 7th grade
A very interesting Olympics. When you search for the answers, very much I found some interesting facts. The creative task was also interesting, it is a pity that it could fit on only one page!
Kovchak Elena, 6th grade
Great! Love the story. Many questions were answered immediately. But got a new one! Questions like, is not complicated ,but interesting. Thank you! Best wishes .Misha.
Karev, Mikhail, 6th grade
I liked this contest. All quiz questions are very interesting. To answer them, I had to refresh my memory of many historical and geographical information. I wish these contests were held more often.
Baykova Karina, grade 6
In modern nagrazhdeniya,
Skyscrapers, buildings, narrowness,
We saw the facilities –
The old ancient beauty.
For a trip around the world,
Project we Your thank.
We wish creative success,
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Elena Marchenko, 8th grade
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Covered with earth, it forms a high hill on top of which in the middle ages
century the chapel was built, gave it a name.
If you walk a little North from town, you can get in the field where
in the grass between the rare pine trees lined up like soldiers on parade,
the rows of menhirs – huge, up to five meters tall, oblong stones,
set vertically. Here 2935 pieces. They are elongated in 13 rows
length of four kilometers. Some of them can be detected
undeciphered still embossed lettering. It is difficult to identify precisely (about it
mentioned above), how many centuries these stone giants were unshakeable
here. The construction of the megaliths in Brittany by archeologists to the bronze age.
The curious tourist can head even further North on
towards the city Oreg. The track will lead him to another sample
megalithic structures – the dolmen of the mané-Kerioned long covered gallery.
Turning to the East, and passing the ruins of an ancient Abbey, curious
the seeker will encounter a number of amazing monuments: the dolmen
de Rodessa, huge and lonely menhir Old mill, the weight of which Continue reading
Megaliths: the mystery of the stone giants
In Southeast Asia, North Africa, Spain, the coasts of France and England and in many other places towering strange construction of the huge boulders. Scientists call them megaliths. It’s a giant, roughly-worked blocks of stone weighing several hundred tons. The megaliths or standing separately from each other, and then they are called menhirs, or form complex structures – dolmens and cromlechs. Giant blocks are not fastened by any cementing substance, but they are so carefully fitted that they cannot put even the blade of a penknife. On the mystery of megaliths scientists struggle for a very long time, but the basic questions still remain unanswered.
It is noticed that the megaliths tend to be sea coasts, and the farther from the sea, the smaller buildings. The most famous megalithic monuments located near the French town of Carnac on the southern Brittany coast. The main attraction of Karnak is a huge megalith, bearing the name of St. Michael. According to researchers, this structure initially served as a burial vault. Later, the megalith was covered with earth, and the top formed on its hilltop location in the Middle ages the chapel was erected.
And to the North of the town of field is located at 2935 huge menhirs height Continue reading