Weekly Photo Challenge: Monochromatic

Giant's Causeway Northern Ireland

O, it is excellent to have a giant’s strength, but it is tyrannous to use it like a giant” –  William Shakespeare, ‘Measure for Measure’

Sometimes it is is not necessary to travel huge distances to visit something special.

The Giant’s Causeway is a geological wonder of the World close to home in the UK consisting of about forty thousand interlocking basalt columns resulting from a volcanic eruption about sixty million years ago.  Most of the columns are hexagonal in shape, but there are some with four, five, seven and eight sides.

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7 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Monochromatic

  1. Still on my priority list for a trip to the UK. Extraordinary to think of volcanic forces creating such an intricate jigsaw puzzle like effect on a massive scale. I shall need to bring many batteries for my camera. 🙂

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  2. Hello Giant’s Causeway! One of my favorite places in the world!

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