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Giant’s Causeway, Ireland

The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. It is also known as...

Fingal’s Cave

Fingal's Cave is a sea cave on the uninhabited island of Staffa, in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, known for its natural acoustics. The...

+20 Strange Geological Formations On Earth

Moeraki Boulders – New Zealand The Moeraki Boulders are unusually large and spherical boulders lying along a stretch of Koekohe Beach on the wave-cut Otago...

How Giant’s Causeway and Devils Postpile were formed

A new study by geoscientists at the University of Liverpool has identified the temperature at which cooling magma cracks to form geometric columns such...

Sinkhole

A sinkhole, also known as a sink-hole, sink, swallow hole, shakehole, swallet or doline, is a natural depression or hole in the Earth's surface...

Playa Deposits

Playa,  also called pan, flat, or dry lake,  flat-bottom depression found in interior desert basins and adjacent to coasts within arid and semiarid regions,...

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