NS5312 : Opencast mining in Nithsdale

taken 6 years ago, near to Waterhead, East Ayrshire, Great Britain

Opencast mining in Nithsdale
Opencast mining in Nithsdale
One of many areas of opencast mining in East Ayrshire, now presumably inactive as a result of the financial difficulties of Scottish Coal, which is in administration, with questions as to who will pay for the restoration of the landscape.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 9 July, 2013
Geographical Context
Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Woodland, Forest  Moorland 
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Place (from Tags)
East Ayrshire 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 535 125 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:23.0719N 4:18.8436W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 552 148
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Aerial Photograph  Opencast Coal Mine  Forestry 

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