Sliabh Liag, sometimes Slieve League or Slieve Liag is a mountain on the Atlantic coast of County Donegal, Ireland. At 601 metres it has some of the highest sea cliffs on the island of Ireland. Keep Reading
Glencar Waterfall is located west of Manorhamilton, is 15 metres high, and is situated at Glencar Lough. A great example of a Poet transforming nature, so that even a not-so-imposing waterfall can have some glory. The Waterfall served as an inspiration to the Nobel Laureate William Butler Yeats and features in his poem ‘The Stolen Child’
Where the wandering water gushes
From the hills above Glen-Car,
In pools among the rushes
That scarce could bathe a star
I worked in Aceh after the 2004 tsunami. Fast response and evacuation responses are essential. Where these are successful it is possible you might have widespread infrastructure damage but low casualty numbers.
Mars has two small moons which it may once have taken from an asteroid belt. Phobos orbits just 9,376 km away from the planet, and Deimos is somewhat further way. Phobos is a very groovy place.
It was 20 millions years ago that Britain and Ireland ended up where they are now. Almost 300 million years before that, the super continent Gondwanaland had began to separate in a north-south movement. Then 100 million years ago this shifted a an east-west separation, and by 40 million years ago the Atlantic Ocean was formed – and the continents as they are now were more or less in place 20 million years ago.