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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 3407 MDaines 22-Feb-19 09:52
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 457 Thanos5150 22-Feb-19 16:15
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 327 MDaines 23-Feb-19 18:01
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 292 Thanos5150 24-Feb-19 03:06
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 314 Eddie Larry 22-Feb-19 18:39
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 296 cladking 22-Feb-19 20:12
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 283 MDaines 23-Feb-19 07:40
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 248 cladking 23-Feb-19 14:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 262 MDaines 23-Feb-19 15:23
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 201 cladking 02-Mar-19 16:31
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 237 Eddie Larry 23-Feb-19 16:24
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 251 Spiros 25-Feb-19 00:41
On the subject of Zechariah Sitchin 277 MDaines 25-Feb-19 14:49
Re: On the subject of Zechariah Sitchin 218 Spiros 04-Mar-19 01:11
The Exalted Sumero-Greek EN 215 MDaines 04-Mar-19 18:24
A Big Ask 280 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Feb-19 01:27
Re: A Big Ask 226 MDaines 26-Feb-19 14:25
Re: A Big Ask 282 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Feb-19 17:14
Re: A Big Ask 196 MDaines 26-Feb-19 19:30
Re: A Big Ask 217 Barbelo 26-Feb-19 20:23
Re: A Big Ask 221 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:13
Re: A Big Ask 181 Barbelo 27-Feb-19 20:28
Re: A Big Ask 174 MDaines 28-Feb-19 14:05
Re: A Big Ask 209 Barbelo 28-Feb-19 19:59
Re: A Big Ask 216 Thanos5150 01-Mar-19 00:46
Re: A Big Ask 215 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 01:19
Re: A Big Ask 225 Thanos5150 01-Mar-19 05:20
Re: A Weird Ask 199 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 11:13
Re: A Weird Ask 202 Thanos5150 02-Mar-19 05:12
Re: A Weird Ask 209 Barbelo 02-Mar-19 07:06
Re: A Big Ask 199 MDaines 01-Mar-19 18:35
Re: A Big Ask 198 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 21:42
Re: A Big Ask 211 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 03:33
Re: A Big Ask 191 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 17:11
Re: A Big Ask 191 MDaines 28-Feb-19 18:08
Heliopolis 207 Barbelo 28-Feb-19 20:18
Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 248 Dr. Troglodyte 04-Mar-19 23:56
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 210 MDaines 10-Mar-19 14:41
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 209 Dr. Troglodyte 12-Mar-19 00:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 190 MDaines 15-Mar-19 07:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 219 Dr. Troglodyte 15-Mar-19 16:41
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 252 molder 26-Feb-19 21:23
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 219 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:06
Three Wise Men 200 MDaines 02-Mar-19 15:31
Re: Three Wise Men 202 Thanos5150 02-Mar-19 17:05
Harran and the Sabians 212 MDaines 03-Mar-19 08:33
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Re: Harran and the Sabians 189 MDaines 06-Mar-19 08:22
Re: Harran and the Sabians 179 Thanos5150 07-Mar-19 02:09
Re: Harran and the Sabians 191 MDaines 07-Mar-19 08:20
On the subject of Ebla and the Feather of Truth 196 MDaines 08-Mar-19 08:57
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 209 Broker 14-Mar-19 03:25
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 191 MDaines 17-Mar-19 09:11
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 182 SandyJesse 18-Apr-19 04:33
Celestial navigation and the ship 171 MDaines 23-Apr-19 07:21
Re: Celestial navigation and the ship 149 SandyJesse 25-Apr-19 01:50
Re: Celestial navigation and the ship 148 SandyJesse 30-Apr-19 05:16
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 147 seasmith 03-May-19 22:24
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 147 MDaines 04-May-19 08:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 140 seasmith 05-May-19 01:39
BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 150 MDaines 09-May-19 09:46
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 132 SandyJesse 12-May-19 09:58
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 137 MDaines 12-May-19 10:22
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 113 SandyJesse 14-May-19 05:21
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 124 MDaines 14-May-19 07:46
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 116 SandyJesse 16-May-19 03:19
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 122 drew 15-May-19 01:21
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 115 Barbelo 15-May-19 10:48
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 129 drew 15-May-19 23:59
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 119 Barbelo 16-May-19 01:45
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 83 drew 18-Jun-19 02:15
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 86 Barbelo 18-Jun-19 02:43
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 124 hendrik dirker 18-Jun-19 06:59
movement of Sun along horizon 93 hendrik dirker 19-Jun-19 16:23
Solstice & the epoch1250 BC 173 hendrik dirker 20-Jun-19 07:02
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 121 MDaines 15-May-19 11:00
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 139 Horatech 15-May-19 12:10
To Easter Island? 130 MDaines 15-May-19 18:10
Re: To Easter Island? 120 Horatech 16-May-19 06:56
Re: To Easter Island? 122 Horatech 16-May-19 23:48
Re: To Easter Island? 130 Horatech 17-May-19 06:25
Re: To Easter Island? 106 Barbelo 17-May-19 10:53
Re: To Easter Island? 140 MDaines 17-May-19 11:41
What A Shame 117 Barbelo 17-May-19 21:14
Re: What A Shame 130 MDaines 18-May-19 07:57
Great Circles and Small Circles 122 Dr. Troglodyte 18-May-19 17:34
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 149 MDaines 18-May-19 19:09
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 126 Dr. Troglodyte 19-May-19 17:07
Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 141 MDaines 19-May-19 18:10
Re: Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 129 Horatech 25-May-19 10:53
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 142 Horatech 20-May-19 07:33
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 120 Horatech 21-May-19 09:52
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 134 Dr. Troglodyte 21-May-19 18:30
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 154 MDaines 23-May-19 07:51
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 140 Horatech 23-May-19 10:48
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 121 MDaines 23-May-19 17:07
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 132 Horatech 24-May-19 08:12
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 151 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 16:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 134 MDaines 23-May-19 17:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 139 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 17:31
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 139 Horatech 27-May-19 10:30
Re: What A Shame 121 Barbelo 19-May-19 20:48
Re: To Easter Island? 118 Horatech 18-May-19 09:28
Re: To Easter Island? 106 Eddie Larry 17-May-19 15:11
Re: To Easter Island? 111 Horatech 18-May-19 14:58
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 125 drew 15-May-19 23:57
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 117 MDaines 16-May-19 06:14
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 117 drew 16-May-19 06:42
ps 110 drew 16-May-19 07:22
Re: ps 109 Barbelo 16-May-19 11:11
Re: ps 125 MDaines 16-May-19 12:10
Re: ps 140 Thanos5150 16-May-19 16:06
Re: ps 143 Barbelo 16-May-19 21:00
Sometimes I go the long way round… 152 drew 17-May-19 00:59


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