Giant's Causeway, Ireland

 Tonight, I am reporting on the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland.


This feature lies at the foot of basalt cliffs along the sea cost on the edge of the Antrim plateau. It is comprised of about 40,000 massive black basalt columns which protrude into the sea.

The landscape was caused by volcanic activity during the Tertiary period of around 50-60 million years ago.More detailed information can be found here.

This is a World Heritage site owned by the National Trust, a heritage organisation. Check website for access details.

Location is about 60 miles north of Belfast, near Bushmills.  

Here is a video clip.


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