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CLIP 7786

Is there a geological border in Ireland?

Is there a geological border in Ireland?

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Key Info
  • Is there a geological border in Ireland?
  • Duration: 04:51
  • Political border between Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland runs from Carlingford Lough to Lough Foyle, but there's another border. At Clougherhead in County Louth, evidence of a collision of continents is seen in the rock formations.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: fossils, silt, fused
Ideas for use in class
  • As part of a study into plate tectonics, this clip would be useful in understanding the shaping of Northern Ireland's landscape.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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