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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 3368 MDaines 22-Feb-19 09:52
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 446 Thanos5150 22-Feb-19 16:15
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 316 MDaines 23-Feb-19 18:01
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 282 Thanos5150 24-Feb-19 03:06
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 305 Eddie Larry 22-Feb-19 18:39
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 286 cladking 22-Feb-19 20:12
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 275 MDaines 23-Feb-19 07:40
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 238 cladking 23-Feb-19 14:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 242 MDaines 23-Feb-19 15:23
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 189 cladking 02-Mar-19 16:31
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 228 Eddie Larry 23-Feb-19 16:24
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 236 Spiros 25-Feb-19 00:41
On the subject of Zechariah Sitchin 265 MDaines 25-Feb-19 14:49
Re: On the subject of Zechariah Sitchin 207 Spiros 04-Mar-19 01:11
The Exalted Sumero-Greek EN 205 MDaines 04-Mar-19 18:24
A Big Ask 272 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Feb-19 01:27
Re: A Big Ask 217 MDaines 26-Feb-19 14:25
Re: A Big Ask 261 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Feb-19 17:14
Re: A Big Ask 187 MDaines 26-Feb-19 19:30
Re: A Big Ask 208 Barbelo 26-Feb-19 20:23
Re: A Big Ask 213 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:13
Re: A Big Ask 172 Barbelo 27-Feb-19 20:28
Re: A Big Ask 168 MDaines 28-Feb-19 14:05
Re: A Big Ask 201 Barbelo 28-Feb-19 19:59
Re: A Big Ask 205 Thanos5150 01-Mar-19 00:46
Re: A Big Ask 203 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 01:19
Re: A Big Ask 208 Thanos5150 01-Mar-19 05:20
Re: A Weird Ask 190 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 11:13
Re: A Weird Ask 191 Thanos5150 02-Mar-19 05:12
Re: A Weird Ask 201 Barbelo 02-Mar-19 07:06
Re: A Big Ask 190 MDaines 01-Mar-19 18:35
Re: A Big Ask 190 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 21:42
Re: A Big Ask 200 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 03:33
Re: A Big Ask 182 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 17:11
Re: A Big Ask 175 MDaines 28-Feb-19 18:08
Heliopolis 197 Barbelo 28-Feb-19 20:18
Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 239 Dr. Troglodyte 04-Mar-19 23:56
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 202 MDaines 10-Mar-19 14:41
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 203 Dr. Troglodyte 12-Mar-19 00:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 177 MDaines 15-Mar-19 07:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 212 Dr. Troglodyte 15-Mar-19 16:41
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 243 molder 26-Feb-19 21:23
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 210 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:06
Three Wise Men 192 MDaines 02-Mar-19 15:31
Re: Three Wise Men 194 Thanos5150 02-Mar-19 17:05
Harran and the Sabians 201 MDaines 03-Mar-19 08:33
Re: Harran and the Sabians 198 Thanos5150 03-Mar-19 16:40
Re: Harran and the Sabians 213 MDaines 03-Mar-19 19:24
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Re: Harran and the Sabians 184 MDaines 06-Mar-19 08:22
Re: Harran and the Sabians 172 Thanos5150 07-Mar-19 02:09
Re: Harran and the Sabians 185 MDaines 07-Mar-19 08:20
On the subject of Ebla and the Feather of Truth 188 MDaines 08-Mar-19 08:57
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 197 Broker 14-Mar-19 03:25
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 185 MDaines 17-Mar-19 09:11
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 170 SandyJesse 18-Apr-19 04:33
Celestial navigation and the ship 162 MDaines 23-Apr-19 07:21
Re: Celestial navigation and the ship 142 SandyJesse 25-Apr-19 01:50
Re: Celestial navigation and the ship 141 SandyJesse 30-Apr-19 05:16
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 138 seasmith 03-May-19 22:24
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 137 MDaines 04-May-19 08:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 133 seasmith 05-May-19 01:39
BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 139 MDaines 09-May-19 09:46
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 116 SandyJesse 12-May-19 09:58
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 128 MDaines 12-May-19 10:22
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 103 SandyJesse 14-May-19 05:21
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 114 MDaines 14-May-19 07:46
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 106 SandyJesse 16-May-19 03:19
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 115 drew 15-May-19 01:21
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 109 Barbelo 15-May-19 10:48
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 119 drew 15-May-19 23:59
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 114 Barbelo 16-May-19 01:45
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 72 drew 18-Jun-19 02:15
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 78 Barbelo 18-Jun-19 02:43
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 115 hendrik dirker 18-Jun-19 06:59
movement of Sun along horizon 84 hendrik dirker 19-Jun-19 16:23
Solstice & the epoch1250 BC 157 hendrik dirker 20-Jun-19 07:02
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 107 MDaines 15-May-19 11:00
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 128 Horatech 15-May-19 12:10
To Easter Island? 118 MDaines 15-May-19 18:10
Re: To Easter Island? 109 Horatech 16-May-19 06:56
Re: To Easter Island? 112 Horatech 16-May-19 23:48
Re: To Easter Island? 119 Horatech 17-May-19 06:25
Re: To Easter Island? 101 Barbelo 17-May-19 10:53
Re: To Easter Island? 129 MDaines 17-May-19 11:41
What A Shame 110 Barbelo 17-May-19 21:14
Re: What A Shame 118 MDaines 18-May-19 07:57
Great Circles and Small Circles 112 Dr. Troglodyte 18-May-19 17:34
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 138 MDaines 18-May-19 19:09
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 120 Dr. Troglodyte 19-May-19 17:07
Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 127 MDaines 19-May-19 18:10
Re: Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 113 Horatech 25-May-19 10:53
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 131 Horatech 20-May-19 07:33
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 110 Horatech 21-May-19 09:52
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 127 Dr. Troglodyte 21-May-19 18:30
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 140 MDaines 23-May-19 07:51
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 129 Horatech 23-May-19 10:48
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 107 MDaines 23-May-19 17:07
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 118 Horatech 24-May-19 08:12
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 134 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 16:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 122 MDaines 23-May-19 17:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 134 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 17:31
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 123 Horatech 27-May-19 10:30
Re: What A Shame 114 Barbelo 19-May-19 20:48
Re: To Easter Island? 108 Horatech 18-May-19 09:28
Re: To Easter Island? 100 Eddie Larry 17-May-19 15:11
Re: To Easter Island? 99 Horatech 18-May-19 14:58
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 116 drew 15-May-19 23:57
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 106 MDaines 16-May-19 06:14
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 106 drew 16-May-19 06:42
ps 104 drew 16-May-19 07:22
Re: ps 103 Barbelo 16-May-19 11:11
Re: ps 114 MDaines 16-May-19 12:10
Re: ps 131 Thanos5150 16-May-19 16:06
Re: ps 138 Barbelo 16-May-19 21:00
Sometimes I go the long way round… 144 drew 17-May-19 00:59


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