SH5660 : The northern wall of the upper pit of Glynrhonwy Upper Quarry

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

The northern wall of the upper pit of Glynrhonwy Upper Quarry
The northern wall of the upper pit of Glynrhonwy Upper Quarry
This is a stupendous, frightening, hole and of the scores of slate quarries that I have visited is one of my all-time favourite. It was a pioneer in the use of steam and in some parts trains ran along tracks cantilevered along these tremendous rock faces.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 February, 2007
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 562 607 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.4417N 4:8.9991W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 563 607
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