Cape Stolbchaty

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Coordinates: 44°1′30″N 145°40′33″E / 44.02500°N 145.67583°E / 44.02500; 145.67583
Cape Stolbchaty (Мыс Столбчатый)
Protected Area
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Country Russia
State Sakhalin
Region Kuril Islands
Coordinates 44°1′30″N 145°40′33″E / 44.02500°N 145.67583°E / 44.02500; 145.67583
Geology Basalt
For public Publicly accessible
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Name Cape Stolbchaty
Criteria VII, VIII
IUCN category III - Natural Monument

Cape Stolbchaty is the cape at east shore of Kunashir Island, and place in the state of Sakhalin, Russia is famous for its columnar basalt formations, which are strikingly similar to the Giant's Causeway in County Antrim in Northern Ireland.[1][2]

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