NY9039 : Middlehope Burn running through covered tunnels at Low Slit Mine

near to Westgate, County Durham, Great Britain

Middlehope Burn running through covered tunnels at Low Slit Mine
Middlehope Burn running through covered tunnels at Low Slit Mine
The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) became the first area in Britain to be awarded the status of European Geopark in June 2003 and was a founding member of the Global Geoparks Network in 2004.
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The three mile Geotrail from Westgate north along the Middlehope Burn including the lead mining area of Slitt Wood and West Rigg Opencut.
An audio-visual guide can be downloaded here:
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2009
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Date Taken
Friday, 3 April, 2009   (more nearby)
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Friday, 3 April, 2009
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Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 90590 39186 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:44.8525N 2:8.8623W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 90565 39183
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