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Article - Beyond Stonehenge: the cities built to celebrate the sun

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https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/jun/18/beyond-stonehenge-the-cities-built-to-celebrate-the-sun

Streets that run broadly south-west to north-east are aligned with summer solstice sunrises and winter solstice sunsets. Those that run south-east to north-west correspond to summer solstice sunsets and winter solstice sunrises.

Tantalisingly, the jury is still out on the million-dollar question. Are these selected streets in 694 cities laid out like this by accident or design?
 
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