SX5692 : Adit near Meldon Pool

taken 10 years ago, near to Meldon, Devon, Great Britain

Adit near Meldon Pool
Adit near Meldon Pool
The entrance to an adit mine south of SX5692 : Meldon Pool. According to LinkExternal link , this mine would have exploited metals, typically tin and copper, found in "a band of metamorphosed rock impregnated with metal-rich fluids during or soon after the emplacement of the molten magma of the granite". Geologically, a complex area.
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SX5692, 74 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 27 February, 2007
Category
Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5637 9200 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:42.5905N 4:2.1375W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5637 9200
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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