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Aran Islands Boulders (2 of 2)

Caption: This is the boulder ridge around the coastline of the Aran Islands. New research finds that storm waves have formed these ridges, despite the contention of some researchers that only a tsunami would have enough power to do this.

Credit: Ronadh Cox

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