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    basalt columns near Fingal’s Cave form the base of the Scottish island of Staffa. The columns formed when cooling lava flows met bedrock and the region’s cold weather.

  • Stephanie Yee

    Columns of Basalt; these basalt columns are near Fingal’s Cave. The columns formed when cooling lava flows met bedrock and the region’s cold weather - Staffa Island, Scotland. I love Rocks.

  • Jemuel Bernaldez

    Strange and unusual natural rock formations - Photos and explanations, page 1

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