The applet below displays the monuments in the vicinity of Stonehenge.
When you point at a monument its details are displayed in the browser
status line and all other monuments visible from it are highlighted.
Clicking anywhere on the map brings up a control panel. There is a problem
with the display of some of the controls on Linux platforms. Some of the
option menu buttons do not appear, but clicking where they should be will
bring up the menu.
It may take a while for all of the data and images to be downloaded.
Features of the applet are enabled when the necessary data arrives, so
everything may not work to begin with.
The following controls are available:
- Select the background for the display. The available options are:
- None: a plain white background.
- Contours: contours representing height above sea level.
- Visibility: colour-coding to represent how visible a point is. Yellow
is the least visible, violet the most visible. This display also shows the
contours and the extended monuments.
- Whether to highlight monuments as the mouse pointer moves across the
- Dynamic: highlight monuments visible from the monument nearest the
- Static: do not highlight visible monuments.
- Use colours to indicate properties of monuments.
To examine this in detail it is best to set update
mode to static and to turn off all monuments except the round barrows.
A legend to the right of the map explains what the colours mean.
- None: no shading.
- Barrow type: type of barrow.
- Richness: a measure of the quantity of artefacts associated with the
- Check boxes
- There is a set of four check boxes which allow you to turn on or off the
display of different types of monument.
- The cancel button dismisses the control panel.