Giant's Causeway


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Gi·ant's Causeway

 (jī′ənts)
A basaltic formation on the northern coast of Northern Ireland. It consists of thousands of columns of volcanic origin forming three natural platforms. According to legend, it was once a bridge for giants crossing between Ireland and Scotland.

Giant's Causeway

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(Placename) a promontory of columnar basalt on the N coast of Northern Ireland, in Antrim: consists of several thousand pillars, mostly hexagonal, that were formed by the rapid cooling of lava and the inward contraction of the lava flow
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THE National Trust has been accused of forcing a 100-year-old family business out of the Giant's Causeway.
The journey began at Coventry's twin city of Cork, from which they rode from the south to the north of Ireland, arriving at Giant's Causeway on Tuesday evening.
HISTORY remembers Giant's Causeway as the iron horse for a Classic campaign in which he raced ten times - including a remarkable run of five successive Group 1 wins within three months - but he went into the 2000 Coral-Eclipse as something of a nearly horse.
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THERE were spectacular scenes at the Giant's Causeway yesterday as the Olympic torch continued its relay on Northern Ireland's dramatic north coast.
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There were two more UK entries in the top 10, with Westminster Abbey in eighth place and the Giant's Causeway in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, 10th.
THE Giant's Causeway was branded a giant RIP-OFF yesterday for charging tourists pounds 5 to park their car a mile away.
Footstepsinthesand is the son of the magical Giant's Causeway whose only blot on a Group 1 winning career was defeat in the 2000 running of the first colts' Classic of the season.