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"Are we talking about the same Washington Monument? The monument I'm familiar with is a 169 metres tall, and its construction was well-documented."

Well said. Only someone unfamilair with the territory would suggest that it had been moved from Egypt.

"Here is the passage who is refered too I think :"

That's the one. Congratulations, you found what I had already quoted on the page that I named.

"I just emailed Gary requesting clarification - so hopefully, we'll know soon."

Do that if you like. I have already written him. He says in his remarks section of his site that he is having trouble keeping up with personal emails
much less answering remarks on line. If he answers in order, I will get my answer before you will :-)

While you're at it, why not ask him if he really meant to allude to Thomas Jefferson as a "member of Congress":

"In 1791, French architect and engineer Pierre L’Enfant (1754-1852) was commissioned by Washington to design the ground plan of the capital city,
and L’Enfant worked on these plans with member of Congress, Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)."

Jefferson was Secretary of State at the time.

Also, please ask him about figure 4 on the Washington Pyramid page, where he points out the large triangle in the DC map with New Hampshire Ave as one side.

You might ask him if he had looked at the map before he made the following statement:

"The fact that the Capitol Building is right on the spot where the other 52-degree line ends at the base, is evident that what we see was the intended ]
picture."

The 'other 52-degree line' is the right side of the triangle, and connects Logan Cr and Mt Vernon Square, but it does not intersect with the CB as he says, take a look:

[www.geocities.com]

The Capitol is located north of that spot, meaning that the section of Penn Ave between the CB and WH is not at 23.5 degrees as is the section to the
northwest of the Wh. Note that in figure 4, he paints PA yellow and labels it 23.5 degrees all the way from the CB to Georgetown. If you get a large
planning map, you will see that NY Ave mirrors Penn Ave. and is also 'turned up' south of the WH by about 3 degrees. This eliminates two 23 degree segments
from his figure 6 diagram.

You will notice that figure 7 is figure 6 projected onto the DC map (I first posted about that here in 2002, do a search for bigbytes as author of posts),
and that the Washington Monument supposedly falls in the middle of the bottom line of his triangle; that is, he says nothing to suggest that it isn't located there - but if you look, or read, you will see that the monument is 371 feet east and 123 feet south of this mid-point.

[www.geocities.com]

This eliminates four more line segments from figure 6.

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Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 1040 bigbytes 26-Dec-06 21:27
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 313 Deep1 26-Dec-06 22:26
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 229 gadavid 28-Dec-06 20:20
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 252 bigbytes 28-Dec-06 22:18
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 226 gadavid 28-Dec-06 23:42
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 253 bigbytes 31-Dec-06 17:52
let's get Gary's link clickable to figure it out 279 Joyeuse 26-Dec-06 22:48
Re: let's get Gary's link clickable to figure it out 298 Deep1 26-Dec-06 23:10
Re: let's get Gary's link clickable to figure it out 224 Joyeuse 26-Dec-06 23:21
Let's ask Gary 287 bigbytes 27-Dec-06 00:49
Re: let's get Gary's link clickable to figure it out 254 Gigatron 27-Dec-06 18:05
Re: let's get Gary's link clickable to figure it out 248 bigbytes 27-Dec-06 20:05
Re: let's get Gary's link clickable to figure it out 244 OCaptain 28-Dec-06 14:40
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 231 Ahatmose 27-Dec-06 22:01
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 271 bigbytes 27-Dec-06 23:25
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 212 Ahatmose 28-Dec-06 00:21
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 251 SphinxNose 28-Dec-06 19:03
Some info. 243 Astikapati 28-Dec-06 20:41
Re: Some info. 295 bigbytes 28-Dec-06 22:32
Re: Some info. 290 Gary Osborn 04-Jan-07 13:01
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 219 Gary Osborn 04-Jan-07 12:18
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 240 bigbytes 04-Jan-07 13:53
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 264 Gary Osborn 04-Jan-07 17:04
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 239 bigbytes 04-Jan-07 20:48
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 247 Gary Osborn 04-Jan-07 17:29
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 263 Gary Osborn 04-Jan-07 19:20
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 240 Gary Osborn 04-Jan-07 19:26
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 262 bigbytes 05-Jan-07 14:03
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 240 Ahatmose 05-Jan-07 16:18
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 251 Gary Osborn 05-Jan-07 17:49
Why Things Are Slightly Relocated 249 jnisbet 07-Jan-07 04:43
Re: Why Things Are Slightly Relocated 236 Gary Osborn 07-Jan-07 10:56
Re: Why Things Are Slightly Relocated 242 bigbytes 07-Jan-07 14:37
Re: Why Things Are Slightly Relocated 247 bigbytes 07-Jan-07 15:21
Re: Why Things Are Slightly Relocated 237 Gary Osborn 07-Jan-07 16:15
Re: Why Things Are Slightly Relocated 268 bigbytes 07-Jan-07 17:49
Re: Why Things Are Slightly Relocated 253 Gary Osborn 07-Jan-07 19:37
Re: Why Things Are Slightly Relocated 226 Broker 10-Jan-07 23:37
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 224 Gary Osborn 05-Jan-07 18:04
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 260 Ahatmose 05-Jan-07 18:42
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 219 Gary Osborn 05-Jan-07 19:01
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 239 Gary Osborn 05-Jan-07 19:02
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 239 Ahatmose 05-Jan-07 21:34
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 232 Gary Osborn 05-Jan-07 21:45
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 235 Ahatmose 05-Jan-07 22:31
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 229 Gary Osborn 05-Jan-07 22:43
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 249 bigbytes 05-Jan-07 22:55
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 311 Gary Osborn 05-Jan-07 23:36
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 224 bigbytes 06-Jan-07 00:20
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 253 Ahatmose 05-Jan-07 23:56
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 222 bigbytes 06-Jan-07 00:36
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 240 Gary Osborn 06-Jan-07 01:28
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 246 bigbytes 06-Jan-07 13:17
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 230 Gary Osborn 06-Jan-07 15:44
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 247 bigbytes 05-Jan-07 22:53
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 254 bigbytes 05-Jan-07 23:27
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 246 Gary Osborn 05-Jan-07 23:41
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 224 bigbytes 06-Jan-07 00:31
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 240 Gary Osborn 05-Jan-07 20:32
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 259 bigbytes 05-Jan-07 20:42
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 242 Gary Osborn 05-Jan-07 21:43
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 245 Joyeuse 05-Jan-07 20:48
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 253 Gary Osborn 05-Jan-07 17:31
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 245 bigbytes 05-Jan-07 20:51
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 232 Gary Osborn 05-Jan-07 21:19
Re: Washington Monument was moved from Luxor 246 Gary Osborn 05-Jan-07 09:52
Location of the Capitol Building 230 bigbytes 06-Jan-07 13:47
Re: Location of the Capitol Building 235 Gary Osborn 06-Jan-07 15:30
Re: Location of the Capitol Building 261 bigbytes 06-Jan-07 16:14
Re: Location of the Capitol Building 235 Gary Osborn 06-Jan-07 16:37
Re: Location of the Capitol Building 268 GaneshVamatheva 07-Jan-07 20:19


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