SH8182 : The Little Orme

taken 7 years ago, near to Penrhyn Bay, Conwy, Great Britain

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The Little Orme
The Little Orme
Limestone was quarried here from about 1889 and mostly shipped to Scotland for use in blast furnaces. It was later used in the manufacture of Porland Cement because of its high calcium carbonate content. The quarry closed in 1931 and now Little Orme provides a lovely headland to wander over.
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SH8182, 99 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 818 825 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.6041N 3:46.4996W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 818 824
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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