NT3667 : Opencast Pit

taken 13 years ago, near to Cousland, Midlothian, Great Britain

Opencast  Pit.
Opencast Pit.
This land has seen some big changes. Once a railway crossed here serving a colliery. Then it was a quarry, probably an opencast coal mine. It is still shown as a quarry on the current OS 1:25 000 map. Now it has been backfilled and is productive arable land. View north towards Arthur's Seat.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Saturday, 27 August, 2005
Farmland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 369 670 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:53.5187N 3:0.6294W
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