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The Giant's Causeway: And the North Antrim Coast

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ISBN: 9781847179968
AuthorWatson, Philip
Pub Date05/03/2018
BindingPaperback
Pages128
CountryIRL
Dewey914.161204
Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
Quick overview The definitive guide to one of Ireland's greatest natural and cultural wonders. The Giant's Causeway is a place where myth and science meet: were the spectacular basalt columns formed through the rapid cooling of lava from an underwater volcano, or created by mythical Irish giant, Finn MacCool?
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The definitive guide to one of Ireland's most fascinating natural and cultural wonders.

The Giant's Causeway is a place where myth and science meet. Were the spectacular basalt columns formed through the rapid cooling of lava from an underwater volcano, or created by mythical Irish giant, Finn MacCool?

For centuries visitors have explored the causeway's unique rock formations. Today the Giant's Causeway is one of Ireland's most popular attractions, with three-quarters of a million tourists each year from all over the world.

This book takes the reader on an illustrated tour of this unique place. With a wealth of recent research into the landscape, history, folklore, wildlife and the underwater world, it includes walks and driving routes through the beautiful surrounding north Antrim coast.

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The definitive guide to one of Ireland's most fascinating natural and cultural wonders.

The Giant's Causeway is a place where myth and science meet. Were the spectacular basalt columns formed through the rapid cooling of lava from an underwater volcano, or created by mythical Irish giant, Finn MacCool?

For centuries visitors have explored the causeway's unique rock formations. Today the Giant's Causeway is one of Ireland's most popular attractions, with three-quarters of a million tourists each year from all over the world.

This book takes the reader on an illustrated tour of this unique place. With a wealth of recent research into the landscape, history, folklore, wildlife and the underwater world, it includes walks and driving routes through the beautiful surrounding north Antrim coast.

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