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The rock cliffs in the island of Inis Mór are less high than those in Moher, but not less impressive. The stone mountain seems to have been cut with a knife.
In this photo you can see part of the wall and, on top, part of Dun Aengus, a pre-christian fort (1000 BC) built on the edge of a 100m high cliff. Its use was probably religious or ceremonial rather than military.
The way to approach the edge is usually crawling, and you can see many people lying flat on the floor to admire the landscape below. Unfortunately, several tourists die here every year because of their carelessness.
I was sitting for a good while where those people are standing and, believe it or not, it was very relaxing.
Please see this photo of the semicircular fort to get an idea of its situation: http://www.burrenarch.com/id2.html

Post-processing: curves, contrast, soft sharpening and some cropping of the sea.

I hope you enjoy it. Have a nice day

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