SK7121 : Spoil heap, near Melton Mowbray

taken 13 years ago, near to Saxelbye, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Spoil heap, near Melton Mowbray
Spoil heap, near Melton Mowbray
Even though Asfordby Mine didn't produce any coal by the time it was closed in 1998 many tons of spoil had been produced during its construction. This is now beginning to be reclaimed, (see the young trees on the slope in the centre of this photograph), and there has been a suggestion that this could be a site for a wind farm.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Friday, 21 October, 2005
Spoil heap   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 717 212 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.0391N 0:56.3019W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 719 213
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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