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9. Rock formations Mizen Head, Co. West Cork, Ireland, picture taken from the linking bridge to the old lighthouse.

(previous picture) 9. Rock formations Mizen Head, Co. West Cork, Ireland, picture taken from the linking bridge to the old lighthouse. The spectacular and geologically striking Mizen Head is one of the most southerly points of mainland Ireland and is primarily composed of deep seated Devonian slates that look rather 'volcanic' in origin. (next picture) or just click on the above picture itself). START or INDEX

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