SK0878 : Dove Holes Quarry

near to Dove Holes, Derbyshire, Great Britain

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.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Dave Dunford and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SK0878, 9 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Geograph (First for SK0878)
First in 5 Years (TPoint) ?
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
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

This page has been viewed about 134 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register
donations accepted