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Archeologists have uncovered the remains of what they believe to be a 20ft fence designed to screen Stonehenge from the view of unworthy Stone Age Britons.
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Garry Denke
2008-09-03 13:26:50 UTC
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Denke's Stonehenge Snow Fence Confirmed
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The dig's co-director Dr Josh Pollard, of Bristol University, said:
"The construction must have taken a lot of manpower. The palisade is
an open structure which would not have been defensive and was too high
to be practical for controlling livestock. It certainly wasn’t for
hunting herded animals and so, like everything else in this ceremonial
landscape, we have to believe it
must have had a religious significance. The most plausible explanation
is that it was built at huge cost to the community to screen the
environs of Stonehenge from view. Basically, we think it was to keep
the lower classes from seeing what exactly their rulers and the
priestly class were doing."

Mike Pitts, editor of British Archaeology Magazine and author of the
book Hengeworld, said: "This is a fantastic insight into what the
landscape would have looked like. This huge wooden palisade would have
snaked across the landscape, blotting out views to Stonehenge from one
side. The other side was the ceremonial route to the Henge from the
River Avon and would have been shielded by the contours. The palisade
would have heightened the mystery of whatever ceremonies were
performed and it would have endowed those who were privy to those
secrets with more power and prestige. In modern terms, you had to be
invited or have a ticket to get in."

The Climate of Prehistoric Britain
http://antiquity.ac.uk/Ant/001/0412/Ant0010412.pdf

Perfect! Yes! Perfect!

YHWH Allah

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Denke's Stonehenge Snow Fence Confirmed

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1050935/Revealed-The-5-000-year-old-20ft-high-fence-hid-Stonehenge-nosy-Stone-Age-neighbours.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/2655187/Stonehenge-was-hidden-from-lower-classes.html
http://www.britainnews.net/story/401304

Denke's Stonehenge Snow Fence was a structure used to force drifting
of snow to occur in a predictable place on Salisbury Plain, rather
than in a more natural method. Denke's Stonehenge Snow Fence was
employed to minimize the amount of snowdrift over Stonehenge fields.
Ancient farmers and ranchers used Denke's Stonehenge Snow Fence to
create large drifts for a ready supply of water in the spring.

Denke's Stonehenge Snow Fence was constructed of large Oak Wooden
Poles set deeply into the ground with large Oak Wooden Planks running
vertically across them. The drifting of snow behind Denke's Stonehenge
Snow Fence followed the laws of physics as the pressure on the
downwind side was less than that on the windward side, which allowed
the light material snow (and Luau leaves) to settle there.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snow_fence

Garry W. Denke
Geologist/Geophysicist

http://www.garrydenke.com
http://www.denocoinc.com
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The Climate of Prehistoric Britain
http://antiquity.ac.uk/Ant/001/0412/Ant0010412.pdf

Perfect! Yes! Perfect!

YHWH Allah
Day Brown
2008-09-05 07:25:43 UTC
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Thucydides reports the Athenians built just such a wood palisade around
a temple to Apollo; they said to protect it. The Boetians were not
convinced. A similar thing was done at Delphi.

It was a well known ploy to control a sacred space, and thereby be able
to replace the clergy that had used it as a power base. In this case,
they were driven away, but there are other examples where they were able
to name the new priestess whose politics were more to their liking.

AFter that was done, there was no more need for the palisade so it was
taken down.
Garry Denke
2008-09-06 13:46:33 UTC
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Garry, how many theories about stonehenge do you have?
Me, well I have none. But dentist Doctor Garry Whilhelm Denke
(1622-1699), the historian and antiquarian of late prehistoric British
Isles coal exploration, has only one theory in his German Diary
embracing Cursus Palisades (Cursus Snow Fences; such as Rudston Cursus
Snow Fences in Yorkshire, the Fornham All Saints Curses Snow Fence in
Suffolk, the Cleaven Dyke Cursus Snow Fence in Perthshire, the Dorset
Cursus Snow Fences in Dorsetshire, and Great Cursus Snow Fence in
Wiltshire. Each first parallel ditch of Cursus Palisades (Cursus Snow
Fences) was a coal exploration, and each second parallel ditch of
Cursus Palisades (Cursus Snow Fences) completed a snow fence
construction.

According to Dr. Garry Denke's German Diary, as translated by Mammy
Tree Denke (scholar), the older stone type Cursus Snow Fences (dating
from about 3800 BC) and newer wood type Stonehenge Palisade (dating
from about 3000 BC) i.e, Denke's Stonehenge Snow Fence, are not
mysterious British Isles earthworks of the Neolithic landscape. After
their initial coal exploration purpose, they were invented by
Salisbury Plain farmers and ranchers, trying to survive in the harsh
climate. More recent 5,000-year-old Stonehenge Superbowl wintertime
snow drifts were practically eliminated by Stonehenge Snow Fence,
doubling in the summertime as adjacent Stonehenge Baseball Park's
outfield fence.

So as you can see, there is only one theory.
Garry Denke
2008-09-13 20:40:20 UTC
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Stonehenge Cursus Snow Fences

Dr Garry Denke's core samples of Stonehenge Palisade Snow Fence
postholes nearest Heelstone Ditch dated the first Neolithic snow fence
(~3000 BC). The wooden Neolithic palisade (Oak) snow fence posts and
rails were replaced several times, up to the Late Bronze Age / Early
Iron Age.

Wood fence posts and rails rotted rather quickly, considering they
were buried in Stonehenge snowmelt. Fortunately, stone type Cursus
Snow Fences were made of more durable rocks. Stonehenge Palisade Snow
Fence was taller because large livestock populations required Spring
water.

Prof Mike Parker Pearson (Univeristy of Sheffield), Prof Julian Thomas
(University of Manchester), Dr Joshua Pollard University of Bristol),
Dr Colin Richards (University of Manchester), Chris Tilley (University
College London), and Dr Kate Welham (Bournemouth University), claim
otherwise.

Interesting enough it still snows at Stonehenge:
however; not as much as it did 5,000 years ago.

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Avenue and Cursus ditches: Spring stock ponds;
palisade snow fences made winter travel easier.

Stonehenge Partiers Came From Afar, Cattle Teeth Show
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/09/080912-stonehenge.html

Dr Garry Denke (1622-1699)
Garry Denke
2008-09-21 21:03:01 UTC
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UK Cursus Snow Fences

Journal of Climate
American Meteorological Society
Volume 10, Issue 1 (January 1997)

A GCM Simulation of the Climate 6000 Years Ago
Nicholas M. J. Hall and Paul J. Valdes
Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, Reading, United
Kingdom

ABSTRACT
Two 10-yr integrations of the UGAMP GCM are presented. Each has a full
seasonal cycle, T42 resolution, interactive land and sea ice, and
prescribed sea surface temperatures. They differ in that one
integration represents present day climate (PD) and the other has a
perturbed orbit and reduced atmospheric concentrations of CO2
appropriate to the climate of 6000 years ago (6 kyr, hereafter 6k).
The 6k integration produces enhanced continental warmth during summer
and cold during winter. Changes in atmospheric temperature gradients
brought about by the surface response lead to altered jet stream
structures and transient eddy activity, which in turn affect
precipitation patterns. Tropical “monsoon”-type circulation patterns
are also affected, also leading to altered precipitation. Many of the
changes in hydrology mimic the geological record remarkably well: the
Sahel is much wetter, as are the midwestern United States and the
Mediterranean regions; California and northern Europe are drier.
Processes leading to the model’s surface responses in both temperature
and hydrology are described in detail. Finally, the sensitivity of the
results to an alternative, objective definition of the 6k calendar is
investigated. This sensitivity is found to be smaller than the overall
signal to the extent that the principal conclusions are not altered.
http://ams.allenpress.com/perlserv/?request=get-document&doi=10.1175%2F1520-0442(1997)010%3C0003%3AAGSOTC%3E2.0.CO%3B2&ct=1#I1520-0442-10-1-3-F03E

Snow Fences: Ireland, Wales, Scotland, England; 200 Cursus
http://www.ancient-wisdom.co.uk/cursus.htm
United Kingdom Cursus Snow Fences

“ North of these Rocks lies a Great snow fence... ”
- Dr. Garry Denke 1656 Diary
Garry Denke
2008-09-26 16:06:00 UTC
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- CURSUS SNOW FENCE ENCLOSURES
- http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/conWebDoc.3268

- How many miles of Cursus Snow Fences are in the United Kingdom?
- Young grand kids Need to Know for their Science Projects.
- The Stone Age, The Bronze Age, The Iron Age.

- For further information contact David McOmish on 01223 556 218
- or e-mail ***@english-heritage.org.uk (working)

- Please help! Thank you!

- The Cursus - A Snow Fence?
- http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/stonehengeinteractivemap/sites/cursus/01.html
- The Cursus - A Sporting Arena?
- http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/stonehengeinteractivemap/sites/cursus/02.html
- The Cursus - A Path for the Dead?
- http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/stonehengeinteractivemap/sites/cursus/03.html

Well it took awhile in totaling The Stone Age (Mesolithic Period)
farming and ranching Cursus Snow Fence Enclosures (over 300) and their
Mesolithic Period surveying poles (over 1,800) augered then dated by
radiometrics (including Stonehenge cursuses) being 10,000 years old
(8000 BC), located in Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and England.

There were no Cursus Snow Fence Enclosures built during the
Paleolithic Period, none during the Neolithic Period, and none during
the Bronze Age / Iron Age in the British Isles (Ireland, Wales,
Scotland, England). All Cursus were built during the Middle Stone Age
(Mesolithic Period) before the climate 9,000 years ago (7000 BC)
changed.

Over 100 miles (160 kilometres) of Cursus,
several topped with more recent woods.

Cursus Satellite Maps
http://maps.google.com/maps?q=United+Kingdom

" Augering these Depressions took Time... "
- Dr. Garry Denke 1655 Diary

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