NS5723 : Opencast remains

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Lugar, East Ayrshire, Great Britain

Opencast remains
Opencast remains
Recent area of opencast coal working now being used as a dump for waste material from a nearby fireclay pit near the farm of Common (NS5822). Formerly a minor road crossed this area providing a link to the Cronberry road (NS5722). This was destroyed during the opencast operations and so far has not been reinstated. In the past there was a primary school quite close to this location which gives some idea of the size of population once living in this part of Airds Moss.
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NS5723, 10 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 March, 2007
Category
Opencast mine   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 576 232 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:28.9366N 4:15.2368W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 575 232
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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