TQ3081 : Roman Waterwheel in the British Museum

taken 2 years ago, near to London, City of London, Great Britain

Roman Waterwheel in the British Museum
Roman Waterwheel in the British Museum
Killing time in the British Museum and saw this small but important artefact of industrial archaeology. It is part of the water driven pumping system from Rio Tinto in Spain. A major copper-gold region (Iberian pyrite belt) that's still active today.
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Wednesday, 19 December, 2018   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 19 December, 2018
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Historic sites and artefacts  Quarrying, Mining  Industry 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3003 8163 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.1179N 0:7.6393W
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