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Rocky Outcrops & Sea Stacks at Malin

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Hidden : 04/30/2017
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Geocache Description:

While on holiday in Malin, Co Donegal we found many beautiful beaches and fantastic scenery.  This earthcache has been set at one of those beaches, it is a pebble beach not to far from Malin Head and on a beautiful day you can see both Malin Head and Inishtrahull Island.

At this pebble beach you will also find Rocky Outcrops and Sea Stacks


Rocky Outcrops

A rocky outcrop definition and meaning is part of a rock formation or mineral vien that appears at the surface of the earth or an outcrop is a large area of rock sticking out of the ground.

The rocky outcrops which are partly in the sea are areas that have been formed due to many years of erosion.

Sea Stack

A sea stack definition and meaning is a geological landform consisting of a steep and often vertical column or columns of rock in the sea near a coast, formed by wave erosion and weathering.

To claim the Earthcache

Answer the following questions via email to us (please do not give any answers on your log).  Please log the earthcache as a find and if your answers are wrong we will send you an email to ask for further details.

1 - Standing looking out to sea at the cords given on the page what length and height is the outcorp?

2 - Walk to the waypoint and stand looking out to sea again what is the approx. circumferance of the sea stack and what height is it?

3 - How many cracks can you see on the sea stack?

4 - How do you think vegetation got on the sea stack?

5 - Why do you think the sea stacks are the shape they are and how did they get like this?

View of Inishtrahull Island


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