Did you see The Princess Bride? The Cliffs of Moher look a real-life “Cliffs of Insanity,” and they are just as dangerous to sailors.
Here’s a little geologic background on them.
Now, what is the Burren?
The combination of salty air, restless ocean waves, and odd, neatly arranged rocks inspires the imagination.
Actually, the science behind this is fascinating, too. I mentioned it one of those over-long, over-detailed posts at my other blog here–scroll down to “Linking Eocene volcanism and climate change.”
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