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CLIP 7789

What might an Irish volcano have looked like?

What might an Irish volcano have looked like?
Key Info
  • What might an Irish volcano have looked like?
  • Duration: 02:06
  • Computer generated images over actual footage of Slieve Gullion showing it as a volcano with molten lava and ash pouring towards Forkhill. It's the same activity that created the Mourne Mountains. We also see aerial shots from around Gullion and the Mournes.
  • Subject:



    Natural Hazards: Tectonic Activity

  • Keywords: lava, volcano, inferno, plateau
Ideas for use in class
  • Use this clip to help students understand how the local landscape may have looked during it's formation.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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