The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. It is located on the northeast coast of Northern Ireland, about two miles (3 km) north of the town of Bushmills. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986, and a National Nature Reserve in 1987 by the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland. The tops of the columns form stepping stones that lead from the cliff foot and disappear under the sea. Most of the columns are hexagonal, although there are also some with four, five, seven and eight sides. The tallest are about 12 metres (36 ft) high, and the solidified lava in the cliffs is 28 metres thick in places.
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Hello Luc !
I have visited this place some years ago, with school, and wo, I still remember it as one of the most beautiful places in the world ! Your picture brings back a lot of happy memoriezs, and I just HAD to smile when I lokked at it. I really like how you have composed this picture, but the natural colors and the POV are excellent too. I really wish to go bzack there some day - in the meanwhile I must thank you to have posted this beautiful picture. Very well done !