SW3633 : Modern Remains at Botallack Mine

taken 11 years ago, near to Botallack, Cornwall, Great Britain

Modern Remains at Botallack Mine
Modern Remains at Botallack Mine
While the history of Botallack mine spans the 19th century and into the early years of 20th it does not quite end there. This skeleton, the remains of modern headgear, was the result of an attempt to reopen workings at the mine in the 1980's, however a collapse in the price of tin ended this venture before it had got very far.
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SW3633, 137 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 July, 2007
Category
Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 365 333 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:8.5088N 5:41.3564W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 364 332
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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