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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Menhir de Chives Alternative Name: Viviers-Jusseau menhir
Country: France Département: Poitou:Charente-Maritime (17) Type: Standing Stone (Menhir)
Nearest Town: Cognac  Nearest Village: Chives
Latitude: 45.952900N  Longitude: 0.09936W
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
no data Ambience:
2Not Good
0No data.
no data Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
4 Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data

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Re: Viviers-Jusseau menhir by Rubis on Wednesday, 26 May 2010
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This menhir is the biggest one of Charente Maritime.
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