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Misraħ Għonoq:  There are five pairs of cart ruts near to Fort Mosta .

  • Misraħ Għonoq 1: 35.920992 14.425728, admission only with the written permission of the Armed Forces of Malta
  • Misraħ Għonoq 2:   35.920695 14.426004
  • Misraħ Għonoq 3a: 35.919617 14.425064
  • Misraħ Għonoq 3b: 35.919410 14.424986, branches off No. 3a
  • Misraħ Għonoq 4: 35.919572 14.425105, parallel to No. 3a

Ta’Santa Margerita
Several cart ruts, formerly presumably connected, can be found west of the Tal-Wej cart ruts on a rocky ground.

  • Ta’Santa Margerita 1a: 35.917015 14.433033
  • Ta’Santa Margerita 1b: 35.917072 14.432719
  • Ta’Santa Margerita 2a: 35.917178 14.432989, poorly defined, running through a path
  • Ta’Santa Margerita 2b: 35.917120 14.432521, branches off No. 2a
  • Ta’Santa Margerita 3:   35.916806 14.432075
  • Ta’Santa Margerita 4a: 35.916775 14.432238
  • Ta’Santa Margerita 4b: 35.916662 14.431967
  • Ta’Santa Margerita 5:   35.916653 14.432206, poorly defined
  • Ta’Santa Margerita 6:   35.916410 14.432231
  • Ta’Santa Margerita 7:   35.916402 14.432257
  • Ta’Santa Margerita path: 35.916951 14.433051, several sections of the path are cart ruts

Tal-Qares
In 2015 two pairs of cart ruts were found during the excavation for a new building, located north of Triq tal-Qares. Unfortunately, these cart ruts were destroyed in November 2017.

  • Tal-Qares 1: 35.917123 14.419188
  • Tal-Qares 2: 35.916889 14.418889

Tal-Wej: A network of 24 pairs runs from N to S.

Tal-Wej 1
Seven more or less parallel running pairs, partly covered with soil and vegetation. Stretch No. 1g crosses the two pairs No. 1e and No. 1f.

  • Tal-Wej 1a: 35.916961 14.434379
  • Tal-Wej 1b: 35.916962 14.434414
  • Tal-Wej 1c: 35.916874 14.434471
  • Tal-Wej 1d: 35.917033 14.434541
  • Tal-Wej 1e: 35.917030 14.434560
  • Tal-Wej 1 f: 35.917030 14.434583
  • Tal-Wej 1g: 35.917029 14.434610

Tal-Wej 2
Previously probably connected with Tal-Wey 1.

  • Tal-Wej 2a: 35.916379 14.434229
  • Tal-Wej 2b: 35.916299 14.434315

Tal-Wej 3
Several cart ruts, interrupted by a wall and partly covered with soil and vegetation.

  • Tal-Wej 3a: 35.916206 14.434094
  • Tal-Wej 3b: 35.916164 14.434114
  • Tal-Wej 3c: 35.916081 14.434133
  • Tal-Wej 3d: 35.916092 14.434152
  • Tal-Wej 3e: 35.916093 14.434169
  • Tal-Wej 3f: 35.916188 14.434112
  • Tal-Wej 3g: 35.916189 14.434069
  • Tal-Wej 3h: 35.916132 14.433990
  • Tal-Wej 3i: 35.916080 14.433900
  • Tal-Wej 3j: 35.916078 14.433868
  • Tal-Wej 3k: 35.915857 14.433632
  • Tal-Wej 3l: 35.915857 14.433610
  • Tal-Wej 3m: 35.915853 14.433525, runs from W to E and crosses No. 3l

Tal-Wej 4
Two longer stretches. The eastern one branches off the western pair and is interrupted by a stone wall.

  • Tal-Wej 4a: 35.915391 14.433492
  • Tal-Wej 4b: 35.915507 14.433548

Tarġa Battery: 35.916839 14.412839, a pair runs parallel to the road beside the
Victoria Lines.
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Tarġa Gap: 35.927696 14.414155, near St. Josef’s statue runs a slightly curved pair, interrupted by a staircase.

© Monika I. Trinkler