Podcast Episode 51 l Where giants walked – Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

Basalt columns of the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland. Image credit: 360onhistory.com
Basalt columns of the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland. Image credit: 360onhistory.com
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The Giant’s Causeway is a huge stretch of hexagonal basalt columns that have generated myths and legends, as well as being of immense scientific interest. The are located in County Antrim, in the northern coast of Northern Ireland and were created due to volcanic activity, millions of years ago.

The Giant’s Causeway 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.

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