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GIANT'S CAUSEWAY

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Author: FossilHuntress
Date: 2020-06-30 18:30:00
Blog: ARCHEA
URL: https://fossilhuntress.blogspot.com/2020/06/giants-causeway.html

Summary:

The Giant's Causeway is a spectacular expanse of interlocking hexagonal basalt columns formed from volcanic eruptions during the Paleocene some 50-60 million years ago.These columns tell a story of the cooling and freezing of the lava flows that formed them. As lava at the surface cools and freezes, it also shrinks as its molecules rearrange themselves into a solid structure. This happens much

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basalt

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