Land of the Midnight Sun: The sun sets just before 1 a. on June in Anchorage, Alaska. Daylight in Anchorage will peak on Friday, June with 19 hours, 21 minutes on the summer solstice. by Dan Joling / AP
If you stood inside the Stonehenge monument on the day of the northern summer solstice, facing north-east through the entrance towards a rough hewn stone outside the circle – known as the Heel Stone – you would see the sun rise above the Heel Stone.
Serpent Mound - Ohio, USA The figure of a giant snake, apparently uncoiling itself, was excavated in the late century. The massive serpent is nearly a quarter-mile long. Recent carbon-dating research suggests the Fort Ancient culture built the monu