<p><br> Stonehenge, on Salisbury Plain, is arguably England's greatest archaeological treasure. Though weathered and broken, its ruins are a window on a prehistoric world, guarding secrets after more than 4,500 years. Here, lights from the nearby town of Amesbury lend a lavender glow to the sky above the enigmatic monument.<br> <br> (This photo is from <a href="http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/06/stonehenge/alexander-text">"If the Stones Could Speak"</a> in the June 2008 issue of <i>National Geographic</i>.)</p>

Stonehenge


Stonehenge, on Salisbury Plain, is arguably England's greatest archaeological treasure. Though weathered and broken, its ruins are a window on a prehistoric world, guarding secrets after more than 4,500 years. Here, lights from the nearby town of Amesbury lend a lavender glow to the sky above the enigmatic monument.

(This photo is from "If the Stones Could Speak" in the June 2008 issue of National Geographic.)

Photograph by Ken Geiger, National Geographic Staff

England Photos

See photos of England (including Stonehenge, Hadrian's Wall, Tower Bridge, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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