SO2311 : Abandoned early opencasting site at Blaen Pig

taken 9 years ago, near to Garn-yr-Erw, Torfaen/Tor-Faen, Great Britain

Abandoned early opencasting site at Blaen Pig
Abandoned early opencasting site at Blaen Pig
The quarried face forms the ridge top of Cefn Garnyrerw on the very edge of the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site. The traces of a number of coal seams can still be found in the gullies between the spoil heaps in the area to the north (left hand side of this image).
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SO2311, 7 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 23 February, 2008
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 239 114 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.7740N 3:6.2764W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 236 115
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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