March 12, 2010

Sea Stacks, Outer Hebrides

Photograph by Jim Richardson

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Their crumpled layers as old as the continents, the sea stacks and cliffs of the Outer Hebrides in Scotland offer jagged reminders of the forces that drove Europe, North America, and Greenland apart as the North Atlantic began to open 60 million years ago.

See more photographs from the January 2010 feature story "Edge of the World."

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