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Horatech Wrote:
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> WHAT ROT! Dr Trogolodyte,
> Just drag a line from the East end of that "Boat
> Pit" to Easter Island and note the heading.
>
> You are playing with grains of sand at the Boat
> Pit end.
>
> You need help!
> CONTACT GOOGLE.


Hello Horatech:

As qualified in the Reply Post Great Circles and Small Circles:
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Any three points will unavoidably be connected by either a Great Circle (a plane that divides the full circumference of Earth, with its center-point at the Earth’s axial midpoint), or a Small Circle (a plane that divides the planet into unequal portions not passing through Earth’s axial midpoint).”

In this instance, the three points were of your choosing. These points are approximately connected by a line on Google Earth, as they represent three points on a ‘Small Circle’. Unfortunately, for your position, the “heading” [more correctly, Bearing] is not as you described.

In the quoted Post above you provided the following data:

”The 3rd boat pit centreline has a heading of 75.75 degrees.”
”…a distance of 16170 Kilometers.”

Previously, you posted the image below with the following references [right to left]:

“Boat pit G1 East Side”
”NASCA”
”Easter Is.”





Note: My calculations utilized the midpoint of the Boat Pit’s ‘centerline’, as the “East Side” was not mentioned in the quoted information employed in my above referenced Reply Post to MDaines. The difference is approximately 22 meters (72 feet); negligible across the stated distance of 16,170 km…“grains of sand” notwithstanding

The second datum, referenced only as ”NASCA” [Nazca], is an ill-defined location. It is recognized as ”a city and system of valleys on the southern coast of Peru”. [see: Wiki] While not mentioned explicitly, the only conceivable relevance to the current discussion is to the “Nazca Lines”, which lie approximately 24 kilometers (15 miles) to the west-northwest of the municipality.

(Again without specificity) the terminus is noted as “Easter Island” [Google Maps: 27° 6' 45.06" S, 109° 21' 3" W].

With these three points, two Google Earth maps were generated to determine the individual arc segment bearings (note the published bearings); the first is from the center point of Khufu’s Causeway Boat Pit to the coordinates of the Nazca Lines [264.77°]:





The second is from the coordinates of the Nazca Lines to the coordinates of Easter Island [243.14°]:





Note: 264.77° - 243.14° = difference 21.63°; neither of these Bearings match the designated Reverse Azimuth of 284.25° (75.75°). [264.77° ≠ 243.14° ≠284.25°]

As illustrated in my subsequent Reply Post to MDaines, Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island, an arc segment projected at the designated ”Azimuth of 75.75° = Bearing of 284.25° = 284° 15' 0"” terminates ”in the South Pacific Ocean” at ”16° 53' 28.21" S, 113° 47' 29.92" W”…approximately ”1,215 km north-northwest of Easter Island”, and passes nowhere near the Nazca Lines.

One last point of paramount consideration is the matter of ‘relevance’. Even if the proposal were not prima facially specious, what would be the significance of relating the constructions of Khufu (+/- 2589–2566 B.C.), the constructions of the Nazca people (+/- 100 B.C.-A.D. 700), and the constructions of the Polynesian inhabitants of Easter Island (+/- A.D. 1100–1680)? These three cultures differed not only in great distance, but also in great spans of time. The ‘relevance’ they each share is the characteristic nature of creative, industrious, talented humans; ’three points on a Small Circle’.



Dr. Troglodyte


“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?“ - Decimus Junius Juvenalis


“Numero, Pondere et Mensura“


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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 466 Thanos5150 22-Feb-19 16:15
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 333 MDaines 23-Feb-19 18:01
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 298 Thanos5150 24-Feb-19 03:06
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 320 Eddie Larry 22-Feb-19 18:39
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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 290 MDaines 23-Feb-19 07:40
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 257 cladking 23-Feb-19 14:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 268 MDaines 23-Feb-19 15:23
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 211 cladking 02-Mar-19 16:31
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 248 Eddie Larry 23-Feb-19 16:24
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 256 Spiros 25-Feb-19 00:41
On the subject of Zechariah Sitchin 287 MDaines 25-Feb-19 14:49
Re: On the subject of Zechariah Sitchin 224 Spiros 04-Mar-19 01:11
The Exalted Sumero-Greek EN 223 MDaines 04-Mar-19 18:24
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Re: A Big Ask 234 MDaines 26-Feb-19 14:25
Re: A Big Ask 300 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Feb-19 17:14
Re: A Big Ask 203 MDaines 26-Feb-19 19:30
Re: A Big Ask 226 Barbelo 26-Feb-19 20:23
Re: A Big Ask 234 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:13
Re: A Big Ask 186 Barbelo 27-Feb-19 20:28
Re: A Big Ask 185 MDaines 28-Feb-19 14:05
Re: A Big Ask 215 Barbelo 28-Feb-19 19:59
Re: A Big Ask 227 Thanos5150 01-Mar-19 00:46
Re: A Big Ask 227 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 01:19
Re: A Big Ask 239 Thanos5150 01-Mar-19 05:20
Re: A Weird Ask 206 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 11:13
Re: A Weird Ask 211 Thanos5150 02-Mar-19 05:12
Re: A Weird Ask 219 Barbelo 02-Mar-19 07:06
Re: A Big Ask 204 MDaines 01-Mar-19 18:35
Re: A Big Ask 204 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 21:42
Re: A Big Ask 217 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 03:33
Re: A Big Ask 198 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 17:11
Re: A Big Ask 203 MDaines 28-Feb-19 18:08
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Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 255 Dr. Troglodyte 04-Mar-19 23:56
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 219 MDaines 10-Mar-19 14:41
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 218 Dr. Troglodyte 12-Mar-19 00:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 196 MDaines 15-Mar-19 07:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 228 Dr. Troglodyte 15-Mar-19 16:41
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 260 molder 26-Feb-19 21:23
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 230 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:06
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Re: Harran and the Sabians 200 MDaines 06-Mar-19 08:22
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Re: Harran and the Sabians 196 MDaines 07-Mar-19 08:20
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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 221 Broker 14-Mar-19 03:25
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 196 MDaines 17-Mar-19 09:11
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 192 SandyJesse 18-Apr-19 04:33
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Re: Celestial navigation and the ship 161 SandyJesse 25-Apr-19 01:50
Re: Celestial navigation and the ship 161 SandyJesse 30-Apr-19 05:16
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 163 seasmith 03-May-19 22:24
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 155 MDaines 04-May-19 08:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 150 seasmith 05-May-19 01:39
BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 156 MDaines 09-May-19 09:46
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 142 SandyJesse 12-May-19 09:58
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 143 MDaines 12-May-19 10:22
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 123 SandyJesse 14-May-19 05:21
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 131 MDaines 14-May-19 07:46
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 127 SandyJesse 16-May-19 03:19
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 130 drew 15-May-19 01:21
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 122 Barbelo 15-May-19 10:48
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 137 drew 15-May-19 23:59
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 126 Barbelo 16-May-19 01:45
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 90 drew 18-Jun-19 02:15
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 94 Barbelo 18-Jun-19 02:43
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 132 hendrik dirker 18-Jun-19 06:59
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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 127 MDaines 15-May-19 11:00
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 145 Horatech 15-May-19 12:10
To Easter Island? 140 MDaines 15-May-19 18:10
Re: To Easter Island? 126 Horatech 16-May-19 06:56
Re: To Easter Island? 129 Horatech 16-May-19 23:48
Re: To Easter Island? 136 Horatech 17-May-19 06:25
Re: To Easter Island? 113 Barbelo 17-May-19 10:53
Re: To Easter Island? 146 MDaines 17-May-19 11:41
What A Shame 123 Barbelo 17-May-19 21:14
Re: What A Shame 137 MDaines 18-May-19 07:57
Great Circles and Small Circles 129 Dr. Troglodyte 18-May-19 17:34
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 156 MDaines 18-May-19 19:09
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 133 Dr. Troglodyte 19-May-19 17:07
Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 149 MDaines 19-May-19 18:10
Re: Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 139 Horatech 25-May-19 10:53
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 149 Horatech 20-May-19 07:33
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 130 Horatech 21-May-19 09:52
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 143 Dr. Troglodyte 21-May-19 18:30
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 163 MDaines 23-May-19 07:51
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 152 Horatech 23-May-19 10:48
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 131 MDaines 23-May-19 17:07
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 146 Horatech 24-May-19 08:12
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 167 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 16:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 145 MDaines 23-May-19 17:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 148 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 17:31
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 152 Horatech 27-May-19 10:30
Re: What A Shame 128 Barbelo 19-May-19 20:48
Re: To Easter Island? 125 Horatech 18-May-19 09:28
Re: To Easter Island? 113 Eddie Larry 17-May-19 15:11
Re: To Easter Island? 116 Horatech 18-May-19 14:58
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 137 drew 15-May-19 23:57
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 125 MDaines 16-May-19 06:14
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 125 drew 16-May-19 06:42
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Re: ps 115 Barbelo 16-May-19 11:11
Re: ps 133 MDaines 16-May-19 12:10
Re: ps 149 Thanos5150 16-May-19 16:06
Re: ps 150 Barbelo 16-May-19 21:00
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