SK0878 : Dove Holes Quarry

taken 13 years ago, near to Dove Holes, Derbyshire, Great Britain

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Dove Holes Quarry
Dove Holes Quarry
Looking approximately south from the byway at SK087788. According to a nearby information board, Dove Holes Quarry is "one of the largest mineral resources in the country", covering "an area of 220 hectares with consented reserves of 220 million tonnes of carboniferous limestone. At current rates of production (3-4 million tonnes per year) this has an operating life of over fifty years." Rights-of-way in the area are subject to change.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 24 April, 2006
Quarry   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 087 788 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.3645N 1:52.2542W
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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