Fingal's Cave is on the uninhabited island of Staffa, in Scotland's Inner Hebrides. Its unique beauty is the result of Paleocene lava flow, and the cave inspired, among others, Felix Mendelssohn, Jules Verne, John Keats, August Strindberg, and Pink Floyd.

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The name itself is derived from the epic poem Fingal, an Ancient Epic Poem in Six Books, together with Several Other Poems composed by Ossian, the Son of Fingal, translated from the Gaelic Language by James Macpherson.