G7345 : Inside Baryte mine

taken 1 year ago, 3 km from Lugnagall, Sligo, Ireland

Inside Baryte mine
Inside Baryte mine
Between 1975 & 1979 the mines were operating to produce 60,000 tonnes of Baryte per year - the biggest exporter to Europe at the time. The supply is not exhausted but no longer financially viable to extract.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 7 March, 2017
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! G 730 451 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:21.2656N 8:24.9234W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! G 730 451
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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