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Hello MDaines; you wrote: ”We are not actually discussing a line created by three points of location. The whole interest of the Great Pyramid eastern façade boat pit is that it is not a point but an oblong, a lengthwise shape that allows, in the same way as an arrow or a road sign, to point towards another place. In this particular case, the 3rd boat pit can be said to point at Easter Island after passing through Nazca. If turned in a slightly different direction, it would no doubt have pointed elsewhere and probably proved a disappointment on that score.

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Of course, I can’t vouch for any of the above but the direction of the boat pit with regard to Easter Island seems pretty sure thanks to Google Earth.”

It is unclear as to what data was applied to Google Earth to reach the conclusion that the axis of Khufu’s Causeway Boat Pit points toward Easter Island ”in the same way as an arrow or a road sign”.

Ostensibly, this information is based on figures contained in a previous Post above stating:
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”The 3rd boat pit centreline has a heading of 75.75 degrees.

Follow that bearing around the globe using the line tool in Google Earth and you will run through/on EASTER ISLAND at a distance of 16170 Kilometers.”

Utilizing an online bearing and distance calculator, the following assumed details were applied:

• +/- Center-point of the Boat Pit Axis = 29° 58’ 45.55” N, 31° 08’ 10.59” E
• Azimuth of 75.75° = Bearing of 284.25° = 284° 15' 0"
• Distance = 16170 km





The resulting calculation reveals a terminus in the South Pacific Ocean of 16° 53' 28.21" S, 113° 47' 29.92" W. Google Maps identifies the coordinates of Easter Island as 27° 6' 45.06" S, 109° 21' 3" W.





The South Pacific location is +/- 1,215 km north-northwest of Easter Island.

The sum and substance of the claim is unproven. The stated Azimuth/Bearing does not point to Easter Island, or “Nazca” (whatever that may mean).



Dr. Troglodyte


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The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 3641 MDaines 22-Feb-19 09:52
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 561 Thanos5150 22-Feb-19 16:15
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 426 MDaines 23-Feb-19 18:01
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 421 Thanos5150 24-Feb-19 03:06
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 391 Eddie Larry 22-Feb-19 18:39
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 391 cladking 22-Feb-19 20:12
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 399 MDaines 23-Feb-19 07:40
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 346 cladking 23-Feb-19 14:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 356 MDaines 23-Feb-19 15:23
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 294 cladking 02-Mar-19 16:31
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 338 Eddie Larry 23-Feb-19 16:24
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 342 Spiros 25-Feb-19 00:41
On the subject of Zechariah Sitchin 399 MDaines 25-Feb-19 14:49
Re: On the subject of Zechariah Sitchin 310 Spiros 04-Mar-19 01:11
The Exalted Sumero-Greek EN 320 MDaines 04-Mar-19 18:24
A Big Ask 385 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Feb-19 01:27
Re: A Big Ask 308 MDaines 26-Feb-19 14:25
Re: A Big Ask 376 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Feb-19 17:14
Re: A Big Ask 281 MDaines 26-Feb-19 19:30
Re: A Big Ask 301 Barbelo 26-Feb-19 20:23
Re: A Big Ask 307 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:13
Re: A Big Ask 255 Barbelo 27-Feb-19 20:28
Re: A Big Ask 260 MDaines 28-Feb-19 14:05
Re: A Big Ask 284 Barbelo 28-Feb-19 19:59
Re: A Big Ask 320 Thanos5150 01-Mar-19 00:46
Re: A Big Ask 304 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 01:19
Re: A Big Ask 337 Thanos5150 01-Mar-19 05:20
Re: A Weird Ask 323 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 11:13
Re: A Weird Ask 321 Thanos5150 02-Mar-19 05:12
Re: A Weird Ask 322 Barbelo 02-Mar-19 07:06
Re: A Big Ask 279 MDaines 01-Mar-19 18:35
Re: A Big Ask 278 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 21:42
Re: A Big Ask 304 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 03:33
Re: A Big Ask 297 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 17:11
Re: A Big Ask 279 MDaines 28-Feb-19 18:08
Heliopolis 295 Barbelo 28-Feb-19 20:18
Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 369 Dr. Troglodyte 04-Mar-19 23:56
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 318 MDaines 10-Mar-19 14:41
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 309 Dr. Troglodyte 12-Mar-19 00:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 272 MDaines 15-Mar-19 07:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 354 Dr. Troglodyte 15-Mar-19 16:41
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 331 molder 26-Feb-19 21:23
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 319 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:06
Three Wise Men 273 MDaines 02-Mar-19 15:31
Re: Three Wise Men 271 Thanos5150 02-Mar-19 17:05
Harran and the Sabians 331 MDaines 03-Mar-19 08:33
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Re: Harran and the Sabians 308 MDaines 03-Mar-19 19:24
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Re: Harran and the Sabians 267 MDaines 06-Mar-19 08:22
Re: Harran and the Sabians 250 Thanos5150 07-Mar-19 02:09
Re: Harran and the Sabians 283 MDaines 07-Mar-19 08:20
On the subject of Ebla and the Feather of Truth 276 MDaines 08-Mar-19 08:57
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 328 Broker 14-Mar-19 03:25
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 268 MDaines 17-Mar-19 09:11
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 282 SandyJesse 18-Apr-19 04:33
Celestial navigation and the ship 256 MDaines 23-Apr-19 07:21
Re: Celestial navigation and the ship 256 SandyJesse 25-Apr-19 01:50
Re: Celestial navigation and the ship 257 SandyJesse 30-Apr-19 05:16
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 228 seasmith 03-May-19 22:24
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 222 MDaines 04-May-19 08:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 217 seasmith 05-May-19 01:39
BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 255 MDaines 09-May-19 09:46
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 251 SandyJesse 12-May-19 09:58
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 214 MDaines 12-May-19 10:22
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 215 SandyJesse 14-May-19 05:21
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 198 MDaines 14-May-19 07:46
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 224 SandyJesse 16-May-19 03:19
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 191 drew 15-May-19 01:21
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 179 Barbelo 15-May-19 10:48
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 224 drew 15-May-19 23:59
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 192 Barbelo 16-May-19 01:45
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 161 drew 18-Jun-19 02:15
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 160 Barbelo 18-Jun-19 02:43
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 205 hendrik dirker 18-Jun-19 06:59
movement of Sun along horizon 168 hendrik dirker 19-Jun-19 16:23
Solstice & the epoch1250 BC 328 hendrik dirker 20-Jun-19 07:02
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 192 MDaines 15-May-19 11:00
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 208 Horatech 15-May-19 12:10
To Easter Island? 204 MDaines 15-May-19 18:10
Re: To Easter Island? 199 Horatech 16-May-19 06:56
Re: To Easter Island? 190 Horatech 16-May-19 23:48
Re: To Easter Island? 227 Horatech 17-May-19 06:25
Re: To Easter Island? 176 Barbelo 17-May-19 10:53
Re: To Easter Island? 212 MDaines 17-May-19 11:41
What A Shame 194 Barbelo 17-May-19 21:14
Re: What A Shame 210 MDaines 18-May-19 07:57
Great Circles and Small Circles 210 Dr. Troglodyte 18-May-19 17:34
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 222 MDaines 18-May-19 19:09
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 194 Dr. Troglodyte 19-May-19 17:07
Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 239 MDaines 19-May-19 18:10
Re: Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 217 Horatech 25-May-19 10:53
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 211 Horatech 20-May-19 07:33
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 192 Horatech 21-May-19 09:52
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 240 Dr. Troglodyte 21-May-19 18:30
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 251 MDaines 23-May-19 07:51
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 218 Horatech 23-May-19 10:48
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 208 MDaines 23-May-19 17:07
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 220 Horatech 24-May-19 08:12
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 241 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 16:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 221 MDaines 23-May-19 17:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 246 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 17:31
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 261 Horatech 27-May-19 10:30
Re: What A Shame 196 Barbelo 19-May-19 20:48
Re: To Easter Island? 188 Horatech 18-May-19 09:28
Re: To Easter Island? 174 Eddie Larry 17-May-19 15:11
Re: To Easter Island? 181 Horatech 18-May-19 14:58
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 207 drew 15-May-19 23:57
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 205 MDaines 16-May-19 06:14
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 192 drew 16-May-19 06:42
ps 180 drew 16-May-19 07:22
Re: ps 179 Barbelo 16-May-19 11:11
Re: ps 199 MDaines 16-May-19 12:10
Re: ps 223 Thanos5150 16-May-19 16:06
Re: ps 217 Barbelo 16-May-19 21:00
Sometimes I go the long way round… 237 drew 17-May-19 00:59


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