Take a tour of the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland, and learn how it was formed and the legends surrounding it.
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Naomi: Hi I am Naomi and I am very excited to show you the World's Greatest Attractions. The Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland was created by ancient volcanic eruption over 50 million years ago. The terrain is made up of over 40 thousand basalt columns.
The columns formed by a slow cooling lava range in shape but are mostly hexagonal. Legend says that the Causeway was created by a mythical giant as a bridge to Scotland.
Notable features include the chimney stacks created by thousands of years of weathering and disintegration. The Causeway became a UNESCO Heritage Site in 1986, though it has been popular since the 19th century.
The column's rising from the ocean up the cliffs were particularly beautiful at sunset. Thank you for watching our travel video series. See you next time.