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Salina
Behind a block of flats four pairs of cart ruts became evident when the scrubland was cleared for development.

  • Salina 1:   35.946456 14.425033
  • Salina 2a: 35.946503 14.424814
  • Salina 2b: 35.946036 14.424683, intersects No. 2a
  • Salina 3:   35.945963 14.424545
  • Salina 4:   35.946038 14.424429

Salini Catacombs + Salini Fougasse

  • Salini Catacombs: 35.944705 14.425279, near the Salini catacombs
  • Salini Fougasse:    35.948450 14.426695, this pair runs parallel to the shore and the coastroad

T’Alla w Ommu
From Triq is-Salina the cart ruts curve their way down the Great Fault escarpment to a modern quarry. Several pairs run in all directions. Particularly impressive is a very narrow curve of two pairs of cart ruts.

  • T’Alla w Ommu 1a: 35.926180 14.439012
  • T’Alla w Ommu 1b: 35.925882 14.437160, branches off before the curve of No. 1a and re-joins after the curve
  • T’Alla w Ommu 1c: 35.925486 14.437141, branches off No. 1a
  • T’Alla w Ommu 1d: 35.925322 14.436487
  • T’Alla w Ommu 2:   35.926533 14.439152, branches off No. 1a, cut by a path on the north-western end
  • T’Alla w Ommu 3:   35.926248 14.438566, branches off No. 1a
  • T’Alla w Ommu 4:   35.925832 14.437911, branches off No. 1a
  • T’Alla w Ommu 5a: 35.926044 14.438918
  • T’Alla w Ommu 5b: 35.925720 14.438488, branches off No. 5a
  • T’Alla w Ommu 5c: 35.925670 14.438475, branches off No. 5a
  • T’Alla w Ommu 5d: 35.925613 14.438460, branches off No. 5c
  • T’Alla w Ommu 5e: 35.925515 14.438125, intersects and branches off No. 5f
  • T’Alla w Ommu 6:   35.925650 14.439363
  • T’Alla w Ommu 7:   35.925259 14.438979

Ta’Hammut
Not yet found.

Tal-Qadi
Cart ruts are located south of Salina Bay, close to St. Michael’s Chapel.

  • Tal-Qadi 1a: 35.940011 14.419797
  • Tal-Qadi 1b: 35.939867 14.419773, branches off No. 1a  
  • Tal-Qadi 2:   35.940987 14.420852
  • Tal-Qadi 3:   35.941729 14.421896
  • Tal-Qadi 4:   35.941513 14.421540

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

Triq il-Fortizza tal-Mosta
Two pairs of cart ruts are located north of Triq il-Fortizza tal-Mosta, one pair south. No. 2a and No. 2b were probably one line, now interrupted by the road.

  • Triq il-Fortizza tal-Mosta 1:   35.924981 14.439275
  • Triq il-Fortizza tal-Mosta 2a: 35.924887 14.438971
  • Triq il-Fortizza tal-Mosta 2b: 35.924303 14.438923