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Halbared wrote:
>
> Cleopatra wrote:
> > What are the glass forts and where are they?
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Cleo
>
> The glass forts are 2000 year old forts (probably) that were
> made famous in the Arthur C Clarke mysteries series. They
> are vitrified hillforts, and attempts to recreate them have
> all failed. Using the means that wud have been available to
> the ppl at the time anyway. This passage tries to make show
> how they could have been made, but it's nonsense, when
> attempts to recreate them were actually tried, all they
> managed was to vitrify a lump of rock mabbe as big as a
> childs fist. They worked out there is not enuff wood ij the
> whole of Scotland to create such a fort.

I think those forts are more ancient than 2000 years. I doubt they were created to be the way they were, since the sloping walls would have been too easy for the invaders to scale. No, I think they are much older and could be connected to other vitrified remains in other parts of the world. Maybe there was a cosmic event that scorched the earth and melted those structures?

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Subject Views Written By Posted
Scottish Mysteries... 112 Cleopatra 14-Jun-03 19:20
Re: Scottish Mysteries... 70 Halbared 14-Jun-03 21:18
Re: Scottish Mysteries... 60 Cleopatra 14-Jun-03 21:41
Re: Scottish Mysteries... 42 Halbared 15-Jun-03 14:24
Re: Scottish Mysteries... 65 PriorityRed 16-Jun-03 02:53
Re: Scottish Mysteries... 106 Osiris 15-Jun-03 00:04
Re: Scottish Mysteries... 63 Daz407 15-Jun-03 17:32
Re: Scottish Mysteries... 42 HectorChico 16-Jun-03 10:54
Re: Scottish Mysteries... 73 lovejoy 16-Jun-03 11:21
Re: Scottish Mysteries... 60 HectorChico 16-Jun-03 15:53
Re: Scottish Mysteries... 90 SandyM 16-Jun-03 20:18
Thanks! 67 Cleopatra 15-Jun-03 18:47
Loch Ness 67 Halbared 15-Jun-03 19:13
Lochs 66 Nebankh 15-Jun-03 20:29
Re: Lochs 78 Paul Mallon 16-Jun-03 09:49
Re: Scottish Mysteries... 69 lovejoy 16-Jun-03 10:27
Thank YOU!!! 52 Cleopatra 13-Jul-03 20:05
Re: Thank YOU!!! 73 PriorityRed 13-Jul-03 21:49
Re: Thank YOU!!! 51 Cleopatra 13-Jul-03 23:47
Re: Thank YOU!!! 41 Halbared 14-Jul-03 10:12
Mutt actually... 51 Cleopatra 14-Jul-03 12:03


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