SH5660 : A line of contiguous quarries on the east facing slope of Cefn Du

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

A line of contiguous quarries on the east facing slope of Cefn Du
A line of contiguous quarries on the east facing slope of Cefn Du
The quarries, from the lake upwards, are:
1. Lower pit of Glynrhonwy Lower Quarry - the bomb store (right of the electricity pole).
2. Middle pit of Glynrhonwy Lower Quarry - in the woodland.
3. Upper pit of Glynrhonwy Lower Quarry - the large rectangular excavation.
4. Lower pit of Glynrhonwy Upper Quarry.
5. Upper pit of Glynrhonwy Upper Quarry - each fringed by large waste runs.
6. Cook&Ddol Quarries (Y Ddol is the pit on the left)
7. Cefn Du Quarry with its massive waste runs.
8. Beyond, and out of view is Chwarel Fawr.
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Date Taken
Monday, 22 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 27 February, 2007
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 566 607 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.4918N 4:8.6160W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 579 612
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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