Reconstruction of theDevil's Den 20-06-2018 formation | |||||

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Draw a circle. Draw and extend the horizontal and vertical centerlines. | ||||

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Construct the inscribed heptagon (regular 7-sided polygon) of circle 1, pointing up. | ||||

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Draw the seven diagonals of heptagon 2 from every angular point to every second angular point, as shown. | ||||

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Construct a circle centered at the top, and passing through the upper righthand angular point of heptagon 2. | ||||

5. |
Copy circle 4 six times, to the other angular points of heptagon 2. | ||||

6. |
Construct a circle centered at the righthand intersection of the horizontal centerline and circle 1, and passing through its intersection with the nearest side of heptagon 2, as shown. | ||||

7. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 6 at the righthand side. | ||||

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Circles 1, 4, 5, and 7, and lines 3, are used for the final reconstruction. | ||||

9. |
Remove all parts not visible within the formation itself. pdf-file | ||||

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Colour all areas corresponding to standing... pdf-file | ||||

11. |
...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the Devil's Den formation of 20-06-2018. pdf-file | ||||

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Photo courtesy the Crop Circle Connector | The final result, matched with the aerial image. | |||

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