Saturday, 6 December 2014

Winter solstice

Summer in the south, winter in the north.

Seasons are caused by the tilt in the Earth's axis.

Many ancient monuments are lined up with the solstice, which suggests it was an important moment of the year.

One is Maeshowe on Orkney.

Others include Stonehenge and Newgrange.

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