NN0858 : Ballachulish slate quarry

taken 8 years ago, near to Ballachulish, Highland, Great Britain

Ballachulish slate quarry
Ballachulish slate quarry
Quarrying commenced here in 1693 and continued right up until 1955, when operations finally ceased. Although at first glance slate appears to be a single uniform colour, the slate produced from the Ballachulish quarry was of a deep, blue-black hue.
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Date Taken
Monday, 27 July, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 January, 2010
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 086 583 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:40.6516N 5:7.5144W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 086 583
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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