The Coolest Places On Earth: Fingal’s Cave, Scotland (Photo Gallery)

Fingal’s Cave is a beautiful sea cave on the Scottish island of Staffa. The cave’s unique formation, structure, and history have made it an international attraction.

The cave is believed to have been formed 60 million years ago amidst a volcanic eruption. The eruption caused lava flow that formed hexagonally-jointed basalt columns similar to the Giant’s Causeway in Ireland.

In fact, scientist believe both the Giant’s Causeway and Fingal’s cave were formed from the same lava flow.

Today, Fingal’s Cave is a sight that people travel from around the world to see. The cave has a history of mythological tales and was a major inspiration for famous German composer Felix Mendelssohn, as well as countless other artists.

Check out the video and photos below to see and learn more about Fingal’s Cave.


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