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Columns of basalt near Fingal's Cave on the Scottish Island of Staffa.

Fingal's Cave. Staffa, Scotland.

See the Scottish island of Staffa

Fingals Cave, Staffa, Scotland

Fingal's Cave, Island of Staffa, Scotland

Fingal's Cave, Staffa, Scotland

Fingals cave, isle of Staffa

Fingal's Cave, Scotland

Cliffs Above Fingal's Cave, Staffa Scotland

Fingal's Cave, Scotland

Fingal's Cave, on the island of Staffa off the west coast of Scotland

The way along the cliff to Fingal's Cave on the uninhabited Isle of Staffa, Inner Hebrides, Scotland. Similar formations are found at the Giant's Causeway in Ireland. According to the legend, the Irish giant Fionn mac Cumhaill (Fingal) built the causeway to walk from Ireland to Scotland to fight his Scottish counterpart Benandonner.

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Basalt columns, the wall • Iceland

Fingal's Cave is a sea cave on the uninhabited island of Staffa, one of the Inner Hebrides islands which skirt the western coast of Scotland.

Victorian pillar box. Iona, Scottish Island

Great shot of Kilmartin Glen, a place steeped in Scottish history!

Natures sculpture, Aldeyjarfoss, Iceland | Palli Gestur ~ Giant twisting forces shown in basalt column pattern near Aldeyjarfoss in northern Iceland.

**Glen Etive, Scottish Highlands

Fingal’s Cave, Scotland by BoricuaButterfly

The Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland. it is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns up to 12m tall, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. The tops of the columns form stepping stones that lead from the cliff foot and disappear under the sea.