NJ9105 : Rubislaw Quarry, Aberdeen

taken 13 years ago, near to Mannofield, Aberdeen, Great Britain

Rubislaw Quarry, Aberdeen
Rubislaw Quarry, Aberdeen
The quarry that supplied most of the granite used in the houses of Aberdeen. It closed in 1971 and was said to be the largest man-made hole in Europe. As can be seen, it has since filled with water. The only public viewpoint is through a fence on the Queen's Road side. The buildings seen are oil company offices built in the 1980s.
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NJ9105, 151 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 June, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 February, 2006
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 911 054 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:8.3972N 2:8.8917W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 910 053
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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