NT3270 : The Wasteland

taken 9 years ago, near to Millerhill, Midlothian, Great Britain

The Wasteland
The Wasteland
The site of Monktonhall Colliery, the last deep mine in the Lothians. New in 1953, it was plagued by flooding and closed in 1998. The Gazetteer for Scotland [LinkExternal link] notes that the site has no tourist rating; there were, however, three buzzards soaring there, no doubt hunting for rabbits, which were plentiful.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 February, 2009
Category
Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 324 702 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.2124N 3:4.9651W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 322 701
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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