SX5758 : Hemerdon Mine

taken 6 years ago, near to Drakeland Corner, Devon, Great Britain

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Hemerdon Mine
Hemerdon Mine
The former WW2 tungsten sorting facilities. Tungsten was used for armour piercing shells but labour problems meant this venture was unsucessful. The dangerous structures are to be demolished soon to make way for the new Hemerdon Tungsten mine.
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 15 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5724 5867 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:24.6305N 4:0.6312W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5727 5865
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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