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Photographer's Note

This is a view of the Giant's Causeway. I tried a different take from typical postcard pictures, though I have seen in Trekearth amazing jobs from this perspective. Unfortunately when I took the picture the sky was not very interesting and the light, though decent, was a bit too perpendicular.

History.
The Giant's causeway is a strip of hexagon shaped (though some have 4 or 8 sides) basalt columns that are the result of the cooling of a lava eruption 60 million years ago. The geometries are so regular that fron acient times it was believed to be the work of men... or giants.
The legend tells, infact, a different story. The path was built by the Irish giant Finn McCool to go to scotland and face the scottish giant Benandonner. Quite interestingly the causeway goes under water and comes out at the scottish island of Staffa, which faces the causeway

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Additional Photos by Patrick Colgan (fadingstar78) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 153 W: 53 N: 76] (420)
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