SJ8659 : Ganister quarry

taken 15 years ago, near to Gillow Heath, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Ganister quarry
Ganister quarry
The open cut of the Astbury ganister quarry. The silica rock was also mined in large galleries here. The mines are now flooded and inaccessible.
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SJ8659, 3 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 April, 2003   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 October, 2005
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 869 593 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.8419N 2:11.8345W
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