Just another couple of hundred yards from Calanais II is the complex Calanais III. This has been interpreted as an outer ring with an inner ring, quadrangle or cove; a complex double ellipse; and as two concentric circles with an inner cove.
22/37 The stones on the horizon, seen from the path from Callanish II.
23/37 All the stones, viewed from the southwest.
24/37 Another view of the whole setting.
25/37 A striking band of quartz splashes through this stone.
26/37 One of the inner stones has a very strong red colour.Undoubtedly the stones were chosen for the way they looked...but thereis no way of knowing if there was some deep meaning to the choice of the pattern or colour, or if it was for purely artistic reasons.
27/37 Looking west.
28/37 Inner stones.
29/37 Looking southwest. Callanish II can be seen in the distance on the shoreline.
30/37 Looking west. The many stones of the main Callanish site can beseen on the horizon.
31/37 Stones on the north arc.
32/37 Looking southeast.
33/37 The eastern arc.
34/37 The southern arc.
35/37 Looking southwest. Again, the stones of Callanish II can justbe seen on the shore to the right.