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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 450 Thanos5150 22-Feb-19 16:15
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 318 MDaines 23-Feb-19 18:01
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 287 Thanos5150 24-Feb-19 03:06
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 309 Eddie Larry 22-Feb-19 18:39
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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 276 MDaines 23-Feb-19 07:40
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 244 cladking 23-Feb-19 14:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 247 MDaines 23-Feb-19 15:23
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Re: A Big Ask 216 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:13
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Re: A Big Ask 207 Thanos5150 01-Mar-19 00:46
Re: A Big Ask 206 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 01:19
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Re: A Weird Ask 192 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 11:13
Re: A Weird Ask 197 Thanos5150 02-Mar-19 05:12
Re: A Weird Ask 203 Barbelo 02-Mar-19 07:06
Re: A Big Ask 193 MDaines 01-Mar-19 18:35
Re: A Big Ask 193 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 21:42
Re: A Big Ask 203 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 03:33
Re: A Big Ask 184 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 17:11
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Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 205 MDaines 10-Mar-19 14:41
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 204 Dr. Troglodyte 12-Mar-19 00:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 180 MDaines 15-Mar-19 07:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 215 Dr. Troglodyte 15-Mar-19 16:41
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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 213 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:06
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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 202 Broker 14-Mar-19 03:25
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 187 MDaines 17-Mar-19 09:11
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 173 SandyJesse 18-Apr-19 04:33
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Re: Celestial navigation and the ship 144 SandyJesse 25-Apr-19 01:50
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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 139 seasmith 03-May-19 22:24
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 141 MDaines 04-May-19 08:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 135 seasmith 05-May-19 01:39
BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 145 MDaines 09-May-19 09:46
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 120 SandyJesse 12-May-19 09:58
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 131 MDaines 12-May-19 10:22
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 106 SandyJesse 14-May-19 05:21
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 118 MDaines 14-May-19 07:46
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 108 SandyJesse 16-May-19 03:19
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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 121 drew 15-May-19 23:59
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 116 Barbelo 16-May-19 01:45
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 74 drew 18-Jun-19 02:15
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 80 Barbelo 18-Jun-19 02:43
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 117 hendrik dirker 18-Jun-19 06:59
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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 113 MDaines 15-May-19 11:00
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 133 Horatech 15-May-19 12:10
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Re: To Easter Island? 114 Horatech 16-May-19 06:56
Re: To Easter Island? 117 Horatech 16-May-19 23:48
Re: To Easter Island? 124 Horatech 17-May-19 06:25
Re: To Easter Island? 103 Barbelo 17-May-19 10:53
Re: To Easter Island? 133 MDaines 17-May-19 11:41
What A Shame 113 Barbelo 17-May-19 21:14
Re: What A Shame 123 MDaines 18-May-19 07:57
Great Circles and Small Circles 116 Dr. Troglodyte 18-May-19 17:34
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 142 MDaines 18-May-19 19:09
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 123 Dr. Troglodyte 19-May-19 17:07
Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 132 MDaines 19-May-19 18:10
Re: Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 119 Horatech 25-May-19 10:53
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 136 Horatech 20-May-19 07:33
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 115 Horatech 21-May-19 09:52
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 128 Dr. Troglodyte 21-May-19 18:30
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 145 MDaines 23-May-19 07:51
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 134 Horatech 23-May-19 10:48
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 112 MDaines 23-May-19 17:07
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 124 Horatech 24-May-19 08:12
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 140 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 16:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 127 MDaines 23-May-19 17:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 136 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 17:31
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 129 Horatech 27-May-19 10:30
Re: What A Shame 117 Barbelo 19-May-19 20:48
Re: To Easter Island? 113 Horatech 18-May-19 09:28
Re: To Easter Island? 103 Eddie Larry 17-May-19 15:11
Re: To Easter Island? 105 Horatech 18-May-19 14:58
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 119 drew 15-May-19 23:57
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 110 MDaines 16-May-19 06:14
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Re: ps 105 Barbelo 16-May-19 11:11
Re: ps 118 MDaines 16-May-19 12:10
Re: ps 134 Thanos5150 16-May-19 16:06
Re: ps 140 Barbelo 16-May-19 21:00
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