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Trá an Dóilín Beach photo

Coral Strand, Carrowroe/An Cheathru Rua

What looks like yellow sand from a distance turns out to be, on closer inspection, millions of rounded fragments of limestone and coral, bleached by the sun.

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Taken at: Trá an Dóilín Beach, Republic of Ireland

Date taken / added: 30th Mar 2009

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