SX5692 : Meldon Quarry

taken 15 years ago, near to Meldon, Devon, Great Britain

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Meldon Quarry
Meldon Quarry
Meldon Quarry was opened by the London & South Western Railway when it discovered that the rock (called hornfels) was perfect for railway ballast. The quarry is beside the former Exeter-Okehampton-Plymouth line, part of which is now the Dartmoor Railway.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 September, 2003   (more nearby)
Friday, 26 August, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 56 92 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 50:42.8621N 4:2.0388W
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