NY9940 : Ashes Quarry, Stanhope

taken 10 years ago, near to Crawleyside, County Durham, Great Britain

Ashes Quarry, Stanhope
Ashes Quarry, Stanhope
These weird landforms are the remains of the massive Ashes limestone quarry on the hillside above Stanhope which was worked for about 70 years from the late 19th century until the 1940s.
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Date Taken
Monday, 2 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 3 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9941 4002 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:45.3075N 2:0.6414W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 99481 40183
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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