NS9971 : Mines and Quarries

taken 4 years ago, 3 km from Torphichen, West Lothian, Great Britain

Mines and Quarries
Mines and Quarries
It's astonishing to realise that in the 17th, 18th and part of the 19th centuries this was a hive of industrial activity. It started with the discovery of native silver (that is, filaments ofactual silver rather than silver ore) in 1606 and later of significant deposits of lead, zinc and other minerals deeper down. There was also quarrying of limestone to both north and south.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 9904 7153 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.5725N 3:37.0388W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 9901 7152
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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