NS8758 : Open-cast mining

taken 13 years ago, near to Stane, North Lanarkshire, Great Britain

Open-cast mining
Open-cast mining
fifty years ago men dug coal out of Kepplehill Colliery here using picks and shovels; now that and Kepplehill Farm have vanished following the use of gigantic open-cast machinery like this dragline.
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Date Taken
Monday, 10 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 11 April, 2006
Opencast mine   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 877 581 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:48.1851N 3:47.5880W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 878 581
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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