SH7063 : Cwm Eigiau Slate Quarry

taken 10 years ago, near to Cwm Eigiau [other Features], Conwy, Great Britain

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Cwm Eigiau Slate Quarry
Cwm Eigiau Slate Quarry
The abandoned levels of the slate quarry date from exploitation in the nineteenth century. Only a thin, steeply-inclined band of slate was available and it was of extremely poor quality - hence the extensive waste heaps when compared with the small excavation.
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SH7063, 24 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 September, 2007   (more nearby)
Monday, 14 January, 2008
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 700 633 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:9.0887N 3:56.6714W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 702 636
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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