Giant's Causey

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Giant's Causey an Causey Coast
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The Giant's Causey
Location Coonty Antrim
Coordinates 55°14′27″N 6°30′42″W / 55.24083°N 6.51167°W / 55.24083; -6.51167Coordinates: 55°14′27″N 6°30′42″W / 55.24083°N 6.51167°W / 55.24083; -6.51167
Offeecial name: the Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast
Teep Natural
Criterie VII, VIII
Designatit 1986 (10t session)
Reference no. 369
State Party  Unitit Kinrick
Region Europe

The Giant's Causey is an aurie o aboot 40,000 interlockin basalt columns, the result o an auncient volcanic eruption.[1][2] It is also known as Clochán an Aifir or Clochán na bhFomhórach in Erse.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast". UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Retrieved 21 June 2009. 
  2. Jack Challoner, John Farndon, Rodney Walshaw (2004). Rocks, Minerals and the Changing Earth. Southwater. p. 19. 
  3. "Clochán an Aifir / Giant's Causeway - Placenames Database of Ireland". Placenames Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014.