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The Giant's Causeway is what type of rock formation?


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2017-09-18 22:42:13
2017-09-18 22:42:13

The Giant's Causeway is basalt which forms hexagons.


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2017-09-18 22:40:06
2017-09-18 22:40:06

The Giant's Causeway is a basalt rock formation. It formed when the molten lava from the eruptions of ancient volcanoes met the sea and cooled.

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The Giants Causeway Is Made Up Of Many Basalt Columns. The Giants Causeway Has About 40,000 Basalt Columns This Also Includes The Ones Under The Sea. Basalt Is One Type Of Igneous Rock. Basalt Is A Very Common Volcanic Rock. It Is Usually Grey Or Black And Fine Grained, This Is Due To The Rapid Cooling Of Lava On The Earth's Surface.

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The Giant's Causeway is made up of some 40,000 large black basalt columns which protrude from the sea. It formed when molten rock was forced up through fissures in the earth to form a lava plateau.

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how the hell am i supposed to know im the one asking the question what the frug

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A roche moutonnee is a rock formation that is created from the process of passing glaciers. This type of rock formation is usually found in in the Cairngorm.


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