SH5659 : The rubbish runs of Bwlch-y-groes Quarry viewed from the Cefn Du tramway

taken 11 years ago, near to Llanberis, Gwynedd, Great Britain

The rubbish runs of Bwlch-y-groes Quarry viewed from the Cefn Du tramway
The rubbish runs of Bwlch-y-groes Quarry viewed from the Cefn Du tramway
Like Cefn Du, Bwlch-y-groes Quarry was an open pit quarry with a very high waste to make ratio. As a result both have large waste tips. The Ffridd Incline to which both quarries were linked was situated equidistant from the two quarries.
SH5659 : Bwlch-y-groes Quarry
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 December, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 4 January, 2007
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5617 5999 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.0581N 4:9.0337W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5577 6045
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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