Staffa is an island of the Inner Hebrides in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. The Vikings gave it this name as its columnar basalt reminded them of their houses, which were built from vertically placed tree-logs.  Staffa's strange structure is due to its volcanic origins, similar to the Giant's Causeway in the United Kingdom.

Staffa is an island of the Inner Hebrides in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. The Vikings gave it this name as its columnar basalt reminded them of their houses, which were built from vertically placed tree-logs. Staffa's strange structure is due to its volcanic origins, similar to the Giant's Causeway in the United Kingdom.

Neversink Pit   ::   Two cavers ascend out of the 162' Neversink Pit in Alabama. Photos do not give this place justice! This photo won an honorable mention in the 2006 NSS Slide Salon. ( photo By Brian Masney )

Neversink Pit :: Two cavers ascend out of the 162' Neversink Pit in Alabama. Photos do not give this place justice! This photo won an honorable mention in the 2006 NSS Slide Salon. ( photo By Brian Masney )

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