NY7422 : Cleft with White Mines

taken 1 year ago, near to Murton, Cumbria, Great Britain

Cleft with White Mines
Cleft with White Mines
The adits of the White Mines enter the hillside on the west side of Gasdale at a cleft where, no doubt, there would have been exposed veins of mineral within the rock. The mines, as with most in the area were worked for lead but the spoil heaps have been reworked subsequently for barytes.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 26 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands  Paths  Quarrying, Mining  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Mine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 7438 2261 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.8808N 2:23.8836W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 7408 2287
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Disused Mines  Mine Spoil Heaps  Hill Roads 

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