Nature’s Basalt Columns

Svartifoss

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Columns

The Black Waterfall

Giant's Causeway

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Il Sentiero dei Giganti

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Basalt columns

Interlocking rock pillars formed from cooling lava millions of years ago in captivating locations worldwide, most notably Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway, Iceland’s Svartifoss, and Scotland’s Fingal’s Cave.

See more photos in the Nature’s Basalt Columns gallery.

Photos from vallith, julie723, matteo_dudek, TheFella, Tinnic, Christopher Scott, Moonrise80, and manzanita-pct.

Posted by Arnold Chao
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