C9444 : Giant's Causeway

taken 14 years ago, near to Aird, Causeway Head and Tonduff, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway
Giant's Causeway
Some of the many thousands of basalt columns which make up the Causeway. The columns formed as the hot magma cooled and contracted, leaving the cracks between. Hexagons are the most efficient shape for close packing.
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Date Taken
Friday, 1 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 23 June, 2007
Category
Geological feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! C 947 447 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:14.4128N 6:30.7211W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! C 9474 4462
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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