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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

“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?“ - Decimus Junius Juvenalis

“Numero, Pondere et Mensura“

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The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 3603 MDaines 22-Feb-19 09:52
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 540 Thanos5150 22-Feb-19 16:15
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 405 MDaines 23-Feb-19 18:01
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 394 Thanos5150 24-Feb-19 03:06
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 371 Eddie Larry 22-Feb-19 18:39
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 370 cladking 22-Feb-19 20:12
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 374 MDaines 23-Feb-19 07:40
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 325 cladking 23-Feb-19 14:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 326 MDaines 23-Feb-19 15:23
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 276 cladking 02-Mar-19 16:31
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 317 Eddie Larry 23-Feb-19 16:24
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 321 Spiros 25-Feb-19 00:41
On the subject of Zechariah Sitchin 376 MDaines 25-Feb-19 14:49
Re: On the subject of Zechariah Sitchin 289 Spiros 04-Mar-19 01:11
The Exalted Sumero-Greek EN 297 MDaines 04-Mar-19 18:24
A Big Ask 359 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Feb-19 01:27
Re: A Big Ask 288 MDaines 26-Feb-19 14:25
Re: A Big Ask 354 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Feb-19 17:14
Re: A Big Ask 261 MDaines 26-Feb-19 19:30
Re: A Big Ask 280 Barbelo 26-Feb-19 20:23
Re: A Big Ask 285 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:13
Re: A Big Ask 233 Barbelo 27-Feb-19 20:28
Re: A Big Ask 241 MDaines 28-Feb-19 14:05
Re: A Big Ask 261 Barbelo 28-Feb-19 19:59
Re: A Big Ask 296 Thanos5150 01-Mar-19 00:46
Re: A Big Ask 288 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 01:19
Re: A Big Ask 315 Thanos5150 01-Mar-19 05:20
Re: A Weird Ask 298 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 11:13
Re: A Weird Ask 292 Thanos5150 02-Mar-19 05:12
Re: A Weird Ask 293 Barbelo 02-Mar-19 07:06
Re: A Big Ask 259 MDaines 01-Mar-19 18:35
Re: A Big Ask 256 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 21:42
Re: A Big Ask 278 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 03:33
Re: A Big Ask 273 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 17:11
Re: A Big Ask 258 MDaines 28-Feb-19 18:08
Heliopolis 274 Barbelo 28-Feb-19 20:18
Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 340 Dr. Troglodyte 04-Mar-19 23:56
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 290 MDaines 10-Mar-19 14:41
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 289 Dr. Troglodyte 12-Mar-19 00:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 253 MDaines 15-Mar-19 07:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 330 Dr. Troglodyte 15-Mar-19 16:41
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 312 molder 26-Feb-19 21:23
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 295 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:06
Three Wise Men 253 MDaines 02-Mar-19 15:31
Re: Three Wise Men 252 Thanos5150 02-Mar-19 17:05
Harran and the Sabians 304 MDaines 03-Mar-19 08:33
Re: Harran and the Sabians 315 Thanos5150 03-Mar-19 16:40
Re: Harran and the Sabians 283 MDaines 03-Mar-19 19:24
Re: Harran and the Sabians 240 Thanos5150 06-Mar-19 01:50
Re: Harran and the Sabians 244 MDaines 06-Mar-19 08:22
Re: Harran and the Sabians 231 Thanos5150 07-Mar-19 02:09
Re: Harran and the Sabians 260 MDaines 07-Mar-19 08:20
On the subject of Ebla and the Feather of Truth 256 MDaines 08-Mar-19 08:57
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 305 Broker 14-Mar-19 03:25
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 251 MDaines 17-Mar-19 09:11
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 256 SandyJesse 18-Apr-19 04:33
Celestial navigation and the ship 227 MDaines 23-Apr-19 07:21
Re: Celestial navigation and the ship 232 SandyJesse 25-Apr-19 01:50
Re: Celestial navigation and the ship 230 SandyJesse 30-Apr-19 05:16
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 207 seasmith 03-May-19 22:24
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 200 MDaines 04-May-19 08:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 195 seasmith 05-May-19 01:39
BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 229 MDaines 09-May-19 09:46
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 225 SandyJesse 12-May-19 09:58
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 194 MDaines 12-May-19 10:22
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 187 SandyJesse 14-May-19 05:21
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 178 MDaines 14-May-19 07:46
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 198 SandyJesse 16-May-19 03:19
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 172 drew 15-May-19 01:21
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 161 Barbelo 15-May-19 10:48
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 202 drew 15-May-19 23:59
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 174 Barbelo 16-May-19 01:45
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 142 drew 18-Jun-19 02:15
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 141 Barbelo 18-Jun-19 02:43
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 181 hendrik dirker 18-Jun-19 06:59
movement of Sun along horizon 150 hendrik dirker 19-Jun-19 16:23
Solstice & the epoch1250 BC 272 hendrik dirker 20-Jun-19 07:02
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 172 MDaines 15-May-19 11:00
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 190 Horatech 15-May-19 12:10
To Easter Island? 185 MDaines 15-May-19 18:10
Re: To Easter Island? 181 Horatech 16-May-19 06:56
Re: To Easter Island? 172 Horatech 16-May-19 23:48
Re: To Easter Island? 201 Horatech 17-May-19 06:25
Re: To Easter Island? 154 Barbelo 17-May-19 10:53
Re: To Easter Island? 192 MDaines 17-May-19 11:41
What A Shame 169 Barbelo 17-May-19 21:14
Re: What A Shame 190 MDaines 18-May-19 07:57
Great Circles and Small Circles 182 Dr. Troglodyte 18-May-19 17:34
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 204 MDaines 18-May-19 19:09
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 175 Dr. Troglodyte 19-May-19 17:07
Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 217 MDaines 19-May-19 18:10
Re: Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 197 Horatech 25-May-19 10:53
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 193 Horatech 20-May-19 07:33
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 173 Horatech 21-May-19 09:52
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 212 Dr. Troglodyte 21-May-19 18:30
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 227 MDaines 23-May-19 07:51
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 201 Horatech 23-May-19 10:48
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 184 MDaines 23-May-19 17:07
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 201 Horatech 24-May-19 08:12
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 221 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 16:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 197 MDaines 23-May-19 17:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 225 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 17:31
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 236 Horatech 27-May-19 10:30
Re: What A Shame 178 Barbelo 19-May-19 20:48
Re: To Easter Island? 169 Horatech 18-May-19 09:28
Re: To Easter Island? 154 Eddie Larry 17-May-19 15:11
Re: To Easter Island? 163 Horatech 18-May-19 14:58
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 187 drew 15-May-19 23:57
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 184 MDaines 16-May-19 06:14
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 169 drew 16-May-19 06:42
ps 160 drew 16-May-19 07:22
Re: ps 156 Barbelo 16-May-19 11:11
Re: ps 178 MDaines 16-May-19 12:10
Re: ps 197 Thanos5150 16-May-19 16:06
Re: ps 194 Barbelo 16-May-19 21:00
Sometimes I go the long way round… 214 drew 17-May-19 00:59

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