Guest Videos: The Burren and Cliffs of Moher

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?

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Guest Video: The Legend of Giant’s Causeway

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.”

Featured image: Chmee2. CC BY 3.0