NS7868 : Former opencast workings

taken 8 years ago, near to Airdriehill, North Lanarkshire, Great Britain

Former opencast workings
Former opencast workings
The mine was operational in 2006, it is now being landscaped. The flooded areas were popular with gulls.
The coal used to be mined here underground, and one of the collieries, Stanrigg suffered a disastrous collapse and ingress of bog killing 19 miners in 1918.
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NS7868, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 22 September, 2009
Category
Quarry   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 785 681 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:53.4399N 3:56.6192W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 783 682
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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