Giant’s Causeway – Steps To Heaven !!!

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The honeycomb shape, on the very edge of the Antrim plateau, Northern Ireland, is going to take your breath away. Around 60 million years ago, the “Giant’s Causeway” was created through a volcanic eruption forming hexagonal shaped, locked together. It composes around 40,000 interlocking basalt step like columns, some being about 12 meters (39 feet) is no wonder a geolgical wonder. Its also known as Clochán an Aifir, Clochán na bhFomhórach in Irish.

The legends says, an Irish giant FIONN MAC CUMHAILL (Fin MacCool) accepted the challenge to fight a Scottish Benandonner, and created the causeway across the North Channel where they could battle. Oonagh, Fionn’s wife disguises him as a baby and tucked in a cradle. When Benandonner saw the size of the baby, he anticipated that if the baby’s head is so giant, then what would his father be like! He flees back to Scotland and destroyed the causeway so that Fionn could not follow him. This is what legend says, but you can create your own memory and story.

 

Giant’s Causeway was declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. Also National Nature Reserve declared in 1987 by the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland. It has incredible resemblance features such as Organ and Giant’s Boot structures, Giants Eyes, the Chimney Stacks, the Shepherd’s Steps; the Camel’s Hump the Honeycomb, the Giant’s Gate and the Giant’s Harp.

 

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