NZ1451 : Former coal mine site

taken 3 years ago, near to Iveston, County Durham, Great Britain

Former coal mine site
Former coal mine site
This was the site of the Eden Colliery drift mine, an offshoot of the main pit at Leadgate.It closed in 1980. The old ventilation shaft is still here and contaminated water coming from the old mine is cleaned in the filter ponds shown here. Good view of Iveston village on its hilltop site in the distance.
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NZ1451, 40 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 14 April, 2017
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Waste, Waste management 
Primary Subject of Photo
Mine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1478 5150 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:51.4845N 1:46.2776W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1493 5161
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Former Coal Mine  Filter Beds  View of Village 

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