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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!

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
Η άγνοια είναι η μητέρα του μύθου και του μυστηρίου.

“Numero, Pondere et Mensura“

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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 495 MDaines 23-Feb-19 18:01
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 490 Thanos5150 24-Feb-19 03:06
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 461 Eddie Larry 22-Feb-19 18:39
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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 472 MDaines 23-Feb-19 07:40
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 414 cladking 23-Feb-19 14:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 434 MDaines 23-Feb-19 15:23
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 369 cladking 02-Mar-19 16:31
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 403 Eddie Larry 23-Feb-19 16:24
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 408 Spiros 25-Feb-19 00:41
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The Exalted Sumero-Greek EN 387 MDaines 04-Mar-19 18:24
A Big Ask 465 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Feb-19 01:27
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Re: A Big Ask 473 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Feb-19 17:14
Re: A Big Ask 364 MDaines 26-Feb-19 19:30
Re: A Big Ask 366 Barbelo 26-Feb-19 20:23
Re: A Big Ask 380 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:13
Re: A Big Ask 316 Barbelo 27-Feb-19 20:28
Re: A Big Ask 328 MDaines 28-Feb-19 14:05
Re: A Big Ask 353 Barbelo 28-Feb-19 19:59
Re: A Big Ask 394 Thanos5150 01-Mar-19 00:46
Re: A Big Ask 367 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 01:19
Re: A Big Ask 405 Thanos5150 01-Mar-19 05:20
Re: A Weird Ask 401 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 11:13
Re: A Weird Ask 425 Thanos5150 02-Mar-19 05:12
Re: A Weird Ask 419 Barbelo 02-Mar-19 07:06
Re: A Big Ask 354 MDaines 01-Mar-19 18:35
Re: A Big Ask 347 Barbelo 01-Mar-19 21:42
Re: A Big Ask 381 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 03:33
Re: A Big Ask 359 Thanos5150 28-Feb-19 17:11
Re: A Big Ask 354 MDaines 28-Feb-19 18:08
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Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 444 Dr. Troglodyte 04-Mar-19 23:56
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 387 MDaines 10-Mar-19 14:41
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 378 Dr. Troglodyte 12-Mar-19 00:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 337 MDaines 15-Mar-19 07:17
Re: Midpoint Sunrise-Sunset 433 Dr. Troglodyte 15-Mar-19 16:41
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 404 molder 26-Feb-19 21:23
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 396 MDaines 27-Feb-19 12:06
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Re: Three Wise Men 362 Thanos5150 02-Mar-19 17:05
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Re: Harran and the Sabians 356 MDaines 07-Mar-19 08:20
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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 407 Broker 14-Mar-19 03:25
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 332 MDaines 17-Mar-19 09:11
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 349 SandyJesse 18-Apr-19 04:33
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Re: Celestial navigation and the ship 331 SandyJesse 25-Apr-19 01:50
Re: Celestial navigation and the ship 331 SandyJesse 30-Apr-19 05:16
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 303 seasmith 03-May-19 22:24
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 286 MDaines 04-May-19 08:28
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 309 seasmith 05-May-19 01:39
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Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 339 SandyJesse 12-May-19 09:58
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 287 MDaines 12-May-19 10:22
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 288 SandyJesse 14-May-19 05:21
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 260 MDaines 14-May-19 07:46
Re: BEFORE BABEL The Crystal Tongue 292 SandyJesse 16-May-19 03:19
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 260 drew 15-May-19 01:21
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 246 Barbelo 15-May-19 10:48
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 293 drew 15-May-19 23:59
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 256 Barbelo 16-May-19 01:45
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 230 drew 18-Jun-19 02:15
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 225 Barbelo 18-Jun-19 02:43
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 278 hendrik dirker 18-Jun-19 06:59
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Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 252 MDaines 15-May-19 11:00
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 289 Horatech 15-May-19 12:10
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Re: To Easter Island? 268 Horatech 16-May-19 06:56
Re: To Easter Island? 272 Horatech 16-May-19 23:48
Re: To Easter Island? 309 Horatech 17-May-19 06:25
Re: To Easter Island? 247 Barbelo 17-May-19 10:53
Re: To Easter Island? 273 MDaines 17-May-19 11:41
What A Shame 261 Barbelo 17-May-19 21:14
Re: What A Shame 276 MDaines 18-May-19 07:57
Great Circles and Small Circles 491 Dr. Troglodyte 18-May-19 17:34
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 300 MDaines 18-May-19 19:09
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 261 Dr. Troglodyte 19-May-19 17:07
Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 305 MDaines 19-May-19 18:10
Re: Going Round in Circles and then to Easter Island? 299 Horatech 25-May-19 10:53
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 283 Horatech 20-May-19 07:33
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 261 Horatech 21-May-19 09:52
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 321 Dr. Troglodyte 21-May-19 18:30
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 313 MDaines 23-May-19 07:51
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 292 Horatech 23-May-19 10:48
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 269 MDaines 23-May-19 17:07
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 291 Horatech 24-May-19 08:12
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 304 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 16:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 293 MDaines 23-May-19 17:05
Re: Great Circles, Small Circles, Easter Island 316 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-19 17:31
Re: Great Circles and Small Circles and Easter Island 339 Horatech 27-May-19 10:30
Re: What A Shame 260 Barbelo 19-May-19 20:48
Re: To Easter Island? 268 Horatech 18-May-19 09:28
Re: To Easter Island? 237 Eddie Larry 17-May-19 15:11
Re: To Easter Island? 262 Horatech 18-May-19 14:58
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 272 drew 15-May-19 23:57
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 275 MDaines 16-May-19 06:14
Re: The Three Stone Ships from the East - of the Giza Plateau 268 drew 16-May-19 06:42
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Re: ps 248 Barbelo 16-May-19 11:11
Re: ps 261 MDaines 16-May-19 12:10
Re: ps 289 Thanos5150 16-May-19 16:06
Re: ps 282 Barbelo 16-May-19 21:00
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