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Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher are located in the parish of Liscannor at the south-western edge of the Burren, near Doolin, Co. Clare.
The cliffs rise 120 m (390 ft) above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag's Head and reach their maximum height of 214 m (702 ft) just north of O'Brien's Tower, 8 km away.
The views from the cliffs attract about one million visitors per year.
On a clear day, the Aran Islands are visible in Galway Bay, as are the valleys and hills of Connemara.
O'Brien's Tower is a round stone tower at the approximate midpoint of the cliffs. It was built by Sir Cornelius O'Brien, a descendant of Ireland's High King Brian Boru, in order to impress female visitors. From atop that watchtower, visitors can view the Aran Islands and Galway Bay, the Maum Turk Mountains and the Twelve Pins to the north in Connemara, and Loop Head to the south. Reference: Wikipedia
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White Horses Upside-down Waterfall Autumn Storm
Atlantic Fury Long Drop Sea Cliffs
Atlantic Coast 2 O'Brien's Castle Sea-Stack, Cliffs of Moher
Cliffs of Moher Foggy Cliffs 3 Doolin Harbour
Ayatollah Hidden Depths White Horses
Foggy Cliffs 2 Atlantic Coast Atlantic Waves
Atlantic Coast Atlantic Wave Hokusai Wave
Atlantic Coast 6 Atlantic Coast Atlantic Coast
Atlantic Swell 4 Atlantic Coast Atlantic Wave
Solitude Foggy Cliffs 5 Looking into the Abyss
Atlantic Storm Atlantic Waves Atlantic Coast
Ocean meets Land Wall of Water Foggy Cliffs 4
Foggy Cliffs 1 700 feet above sea-level Waves & Spray
Coastline Action Atlantic Coast Cliffs of Moher
Atlantic Wave Atlantic Waves Atlantic Waves
Atlantic Coast Turbulent Seas Atlantic Coast 8
Atlantic Storm Red Sky at Night - Shepherd's Delight Rain Storm
Atlantic Coast 6 Atlantic Waves Atlantic Coast 3
Dangerous Photography Atlantic Coast Atlantic Coast 5
Atlantic Storm Sea Spray Doolin Harbour
Atlantic Storm Atlantic Swell Atlantic Storm
Atlantic Waves Cliff-Top View Sea Stack
Riders on the Storm Atlantic Storm Cliffs of Moher - Golden Hour
Cliffs of Moher Admiring the View Cliffs of Moher
Cliffs of Moher Atlantic Coast Stormy Seas
Atlantic Ocean meets Cliffs of Moher Atlantic Coast Atlantic Shore
Atlantic Coast Sea Spray Atlantic Coast
Mutton Island Doolin Harbour Power of the Sea
White Horses Atlantic Waves Dangerous Photography
Cliffside Walk Cliff-face Cormorant Cliff Face Sunset
Cliffs of Moher at Dusk Mist Shrouded Cliffs Misty Cliffs
Storm Frank Cliffs under Siege O'Brien's Tower
Winter Solstice Sunset Storm Doris meets Cliffs of Moher