Heiau, ‘Āina, Lani

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Site KIP-275

View eastward along the N side of the platform at KIP-275, showing the cobble and coral concentration in the foreground with the stacked boulder and natural outcrop in the distance beyond the platform. (Photo by Clive Ruggles)

The broad natural outcrop (left) and stacked boulder (right foreground) viewed from the north-west. (Photo by Clive Ruggles)

The horizon to the ENE at heiau KIP-275, from a point outside the platform at the southern end of the facing on the WSW platform edge. DTM-generated profile superimposed upon a photograph of the broad ‘a‘ā outcrop and stacked boulder (below the left-hand part of the outcrop as seen from here). The dark yellow line indicates the rising path of the sun at the June solstice and the blue line the rising path of the Pleiades in A.D. 1625. (Composite of photo by Clive Ruggles and graphic by Andrew Smith; colour version of Figure 7.18 in the book)

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  • For a site plan see figure 7.17 in the book.
  • For orientation data see the Additional tables page.
  • For all-round horizon profiles at this site see the All-round profiles page.

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