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Old Rock Day: Famous rocks from around the world

Published on Jan 06, 2024 03:12 PM IST
  • Old Rock Day, celebrated annually on January 7th, honors the significance and beauty of rocks in our world.
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Old Rock Day is celebrated annually on January 7th to honor and appreciate the significance of rocks in our world. It is a day dedicated to recognizing the geological wonders, historical landmarks, and unique beauty of rocks, encouraging people to explore their diverse characteristics and contributions to our planet. On the occasion, here are seven famous rocks from around the world, along with their locations and uses: (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 06, 2024 03:12 PM IST

Old Rock Day is celebrated annually on January 7th to honor and appreciate the significance of rocks in our world. It is a day dedicated to recognizing the geological wonders, historical landmarks, and unique beauty of rocks, encouraging people to explore their diverse characteristics and contributions to our planet. On the occasion, here are seven famous rocks from around the world, along with their locations and uses: (Unsplash)

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The Rock of Cashel, County Tipperary, Ireland: The Rock of Cashel is a historic site featuring medieval buildings and is associated with Irish royalty and St. Patrick. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The Rock of Cashel, County Tipperary, Ireland: The Rock of Cashel is a historic site featuring medieval buildings and is associated with Irish royalty and St. Patrick. (Unsplash)

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Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England: Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument made of large standing stones and is believed to have been used for religious and ceremonial purposes. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England: Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument made of large standing stones and is believed to have been used for religious and ceremonial purposes. (Unsplash)

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Rock of Gibraltar, Gibraltar: The Rock of Gibraltar is a limestone monolith that has strategic military significance and is also a popular tourist destination. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Rock of Gibraltar, Gibraltar: The Rock of Gibraltar is a limestone monolith that has strategic military significance and is also a popular tourist destination. (Unsplash)

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Uluru (Ayers Rock), Northern Territory, Australia: Uluru is a sandstone rock formation sacred to the Indigenous Australian people and is a popular tourist attraction. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Uluru (Ayers Rock), Northern Territory, Australia: Uluru is a sandstone rock formation sacred to the Indigenous Australian people and is a popular tourist attraction. (Unsplash)

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Giant's Causeway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland: The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Giant's Causeway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland: The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.(Unsplash)

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Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, USA: Mount Rushmore is a granite sculpture featuring the faces of four US presidents—Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, and Lincoln—carved into the mountainside. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, USA: Mount Rushmore is a granite sculpture featuring the faces of four US presidents—Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, and Lincoln—carved into the mountainside. (Unsplash)

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