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|A dragline excavator at the Hull-Rust-Mahoning Mine near Hibbing,MN. This mine is the largest open pit iron mine in the world. The mine is approximately 3 miles long, 2 miles wide, and 535 feet deep.||01/24/2007||1,795|
|In this area there are a lot of little excavations.||12/27/2006||1,042|
|This is what appears to be some kind of oil or natural resource mining station. There are many lines etched into the desert connecting this facility to other structures.||12/21/2006||947|
|Weird colored land in Utah near Dead Horse State Park. Anyone know what's going on here?||11/14/2006||937|
|Russian: тру́бка Уда́чная, lit. successful pipe or lucky pipe) is a large diamond deposit in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located within the Arctic circle, at (66░25′N 112░19′E) in the Daldyn kimberlite field. Udachnaya was discovered on June 15, 1955, just two days after the first Soviet di...||11/07/2006||1,657|
|Looks like frozen waterfalls, but is actually another mine.||09/26/2006||955|
|Looks alot like snow, but this is in fact a mnining center in germany.||09/26/2006||923|
|The Ekati open pit diamond mine in northern Canada. Zoom in to see the huge trucks and excavators. Visit http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/ekati/ for more information on this mine.||09/25/2006||1,963|
| In this area of Qinhai province they are a huge abandonned mine. |
| The Taklamakan (also Taklimakan) is a desert of Central Asia, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. It is known as the largest sand-only desert in the world. Some references fancifully state that Taklamakan means "if you go in, you won't come out"; others state that it means "Desert of Death" or "Place of No Return". "Mak...||09/18/2006||1,219|
|In the Gafsa area, phosphates represent the main ressource.||08/24/2006||4,409|
|BHP Billiton Iron site operated by HWE . One of BHP's 2 km Train also being loaded at the Train Load Out.||08/24/2006||1,374|
|Newcrest Gold Mine in the Pilbara.||08/24/2006||1,233|
|High resolution! Near Grevenbroich, Germany.||08/11/2006||1,281|
|A pittoresque lake found in an old quarry. Not crowded at all, even on Sundays. Worth a trip! 20 by bike from Freiberg!||08/02/2006||256|
|At least 4 buildings are camouflaged so well that they are even easier to spot.|
It's probably for Oil..
|Mount Whaleback is the world's largest opencast iron mine. The ore is transported on a private railroad line to Port Hedland (422km north) for shipment||07/15/2006||1,650|
|30% of all nickel in the world come from new caledonia. The consequence is the destruction of forest and montains like here in thio. ||07/03/2006||1,081|
|This kmz file contain three locations about the Nickel exploitation in Nepoui, new caledonia. The first one is the SLN mine of Nepoui-Kopeto, suttued at 1000m of altitude. The Nickel is then transported by a conveyor belt to the factory (second placemark) and once it is treated, the Nickel is carried away to the see where a ship take it to japan (third placemark).||06/26/2006||845|
|A new species of mini-dinosaur has been unearthed at this quarry at Oker, Germany.|
The creature was of the sauropod type - that group of long-necked, four-footed herbivores that were the largest of all the dinosaurs.
But at just 1.7 to 6.2metres in length, this animal was considerably smaller than its huge cousins.
It is thought that the Jurassic species evolved its small f...
|Israeli scientists have discovered an underground prehistoric ecosystem dating back millions of years.|
The discovery was made in a water filled cave near the central Israeli city of Ramle during rock drilling at a quarry.
Scientists found eight previously unknown species of crustaceans and invertebrates similar to scorpions. The cave's ecosystem probably dates back around five mi...
|Outdoor drive-in built on top of an old mine dump.||05/10/2006||394|
|An abandoned Arizona copper mine in hi-res. Sadly, I can't find very much information on it.||05/07/2006||1,936|
|This placemark will show you all the currently Operating Mines in the Philippines, the Commodity(ies) and the Tenement Holders, as well as in-depth information on each tenement.|
Information collated by Imaginet International Inc. For further information on the Philippines mining industry, check http://www.imaginet.com.ph/mining.htm
|The following placemarks indicate the Philippine Mineral Resources Development Projects which include|
a. Philippine Mineral Development Projects On The Pipeline
b. Philippine Mineral Development Projects Under Review
c. Mineral Exploration Projects in the Philippines
Information collated by Imaginet International Inc. For further information on the Ph...