The Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim, Ireland, is a place of myth and mystery. It’s said that the legendary Finn McCool built the causeway to Scotland to challenge a rival. And, indeed, these formations are also found off the coast of Scotland and submerged along a direct route from one island to the other. The over 40,000 interlocking columns (in Ireland) are a UNESCO World Heritage site. A giant’s walkway or a 60 million year old volcanic legacy? You decide. In the far distance is Malin Head, the northernmost point in Ireland, which, politically, is in the “South”. Click on image to enlarge. Click on highlighted words for more links.
Copyright 2012 Mary Jane E Clark