SH6369 : Slate tips

taken 3 years ago, near to Llanllechid, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Slate tips
Slate tips
Contrasting colours between the purple-grey of the waste slate and the bleached grass of the mountain grazing. Trees are gaining a foothold slowly, and a great deal of material has been removed from the lower part of the tip here. It is a valuable material nowadays, with crushed slate much in demand for landscaping and hardcore.
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SH6369, 18 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 28 March, 2017
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Tip 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6324 6905 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:12.0530N 4:2.9323W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6314 6905
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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