SH4490 : Down in the big opencast

taken 1 year ago, near to Gadfa, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

Down in the big opencast
Down in the big opencast
The lunar landscape as seen from down in the bottom of the big opencast of Parys copper mine. The multicoloured rocks are reminiscent of Arizona or Utah, but here they are mostly due to staining by the mineral content.
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SH4490, 136 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 26 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4405 9030 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.1870N 4:20.7815W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4405 9028
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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