TL0219 : Kensworth Quarry - deepest level

taken 9 years ago, near to Church End, Bedfordshire, Great Britain

Kensworth Quarry - deepest level
Kensworth Quarry - deepest level
This view of TL0219 : Kensworth Chalk Quarry focuses on the deepest level of the quarry where water has collected in eau-de-Nil pools. Some of the industry associated with the workings can be seen at a much higher level beyond the pit.
Spot the parascender top right. Note - the prominent mast top centre is similar to the one seen in close-up here TL0119 : Radio Mast, Isle of Wight Lane but is I think the one at TL01441960
[Edit Dec 2010] I am obliged to Dylan Moore who tells me that there is a pipeline directly from this quarry taking chalk slurry all the way to a cement processing plant in Rugby, a Geograph photo of which can be seen here SP4875 : Second View from Rugby (now Cemex) Cement Tower
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 February, 2009
Category
Quarry   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 024 198 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.0434N 0:30.8513W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 0293 1986
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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