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Giant’s Causeway 3

When the columns created by the Voronoi tessellation (thank you Christian) in the volcanic basalt are exposed along their lengths, the effect is quite different to the exposure of their cross sections (as seen in the previous two images). The geometric, crystalline forms remind me of Superman‘s Fortress of Solitude, though I don’t remember there being any lichen in it.

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  1. george says:

    A good pic – and despite having seen other images and the actual geology – or should that be geometry – it never fails to impress.

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