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Siberia Megaliths

Have enormous megaliths been discovered in Southern Siberia, or are they a rare product of nature?


A series of incredible photographs have been released by Dr Valery Uvarov, Head of the Department of Palaeoscience, Palaeotechnology, and UFO Research of the National Security Academy of Russia, following an expedition to the mountains of Gornaya Shoria in Southern Siberia. The photographs appear to depict a set of enormous megaliths and Dr Uvarov is convinced they are man-made structures. Others, however, have argued that they are simple a rare example of the power and wonder of Mother Nature.

An expedition headed by Georgy Sidorov was undertaken a team of 19 researchers following information about the existence of a large number of strange megalithic objects on Gornaya Shoria, a mountain reaching 1,100 metres above sea level, and situated in a remote part of Russia which had previously been blocked off by checkpoints during the era of the Soviet Union.

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The site of the ‘megalith’ stone blocks. Photo credit: Georgy Sidorov

Upon reaching the site described, the research team came across huge blocks of stone, which seem to be granite, with flat surfaces, right angles, and sharp corners.  The enormous blocks, some measuring 20 metres in length and 6 metres in height and width, appear to be stacked on top of each other.

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The large blocks appear to be stacked on top of each other. Photo credit: Georgy Sidorov

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Some stones appear to have been positioned to create shelters. Photo credit: Georgy Sidorov

The research team also observed some other unusual phenomena. Firstly, they noted that many of the stones showed burn marks and that the rock appeared “melted” in some places. Secondly, they found that all compass needles turned away from the megaliths, in the opposite direction to which the compass should have been pointing.

The monolith at Baalbek is considered to be one of the largest single stones used in an ancient megalithic site, but the blocks or stones at Shoria are much, much larger, making some question whether these stones could really reflect a man-made structure. If they were carved by ancient people, the blocks would be the largest megaliths ever worked by human hands.

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Some of the stones display clear edges and angles. Photo credit: Georgy Sidorov

Sensational claims are already filtering their way around the internet, for example, that the site is evidence of an ancient lost civilization, a race of giants, or UFO visitations. While the pictures are indeed compelling and it is difficult to come up with a natural explanation, nature is also known to have produced some startling rock formations around the world that defy explanation, such as the Giants Causeway of Northern Ireland and the Waffle Rock of West Virginia.

Therefore, it seems sensible to wait in anticipation for geological research to be undertaken in the area to determine the true nature of these remarkable structures.

By April Holloway



I spent all day long thinking about this site. Is it a baltic sea anomality or really carved by some intellingency whether human or extra terriatial. Obviously since its so dam old if the blocks were sawed long time natural erosian has warpeded the original saw cuts. I suggest the next expedition there to be fully equiped with the metal detectors in the world. If you find the quarry well do that compass test there. I bet there will be no teaction on your compasses there in that granite quarry. Russia must find the location of the quwrry absolutelty. Russia m8ght might have to build and send up a ge9centric sateliite with surface xray terrain cappabities. The quarry site is very important in my opinion.

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I just became a member because of this discovery. Looks like a great web site. Anyways it would be interesting to find the granite quarry where these blocks come from. How far away ? Maybe satelite imagery of the area could help to find the quarry in that area. Once the quarry is found would the compass also react irradically there or not. Just food for thought.

True first contact ufo witness september 10th 1995 9:22 pm bioluminous dragonfly

It always amazes me how someone can gaze at something so obvious, yet because they've been taught that an "age of giants" never existed... question the obvious. Sites like this have now been found on several continents... it's time we began to take our ancient texts and the many similar "myths" of indigenous and ancient peoples seriously. The biggest failure America's higher learning institutions has been to ignore the scores of megalithic mysteries and "out of place artifacts" that litter not only the globe, but the dusty backroom shelves of museums and colleges; relegated to obscurity simply because they shatter accepted norms. Such artifacts, as well as a complete presentations of the world's unexplained megalithic sites, should be first and foremost in any introductory course of study for a degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or Geology, where degrees too often mean ignoring the obvious for the sake of the status quo. Great minds should always think outside the box... not limit themselves to its interior. When will academics realize Science is fluid, constantly evolving. Much of what I learned as a kid has now, only a half century later, been completely rewritten... 100 yrs ago? 500 yrs ago? 1000? There is more than enough evidence already available to those who are not afraid to see it for what it is. Google is an amazing tool... an incredible similarity of megalithic artifacts now speak to a common origin; one people spreading their culture around the globe, just as ancient texts and peoples like the Hopi have long claimed. Imagine what we would now know had the Spanish not burned Mayan and Aztec documents... yet too many academics would still believe they know better - for the history that has survived; painstakingly preserved through both invasion and natural calamites, is still not accepted... rather labeled as nonsense and the ravings of "primitives" - primitives that raised megalithic constructs we can still neither duplicate or explain. Brett Allen - Cover UFO Magazine 2009.

IronicLyricist's picture

2nd age construction… if this is natural why do magnets repel?

infinitesimal waveparticles comprise what we call home the earth
manipulatable by thought ability supressed in humans since birth

Those claims are made but to me they are dubious.


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April Holloway is a Co-Owner, Editor and Writer of Ancient Origins. For privacy reasons, she has previously written on Ancient Origins under the pen name April Holloway, but is now choosing to use her real name, Joanna Gillan.

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