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Soudan Iron Mine - Oldest Mine in Minnesota

Soudan Iron Mine - Oldest Mine in Minnesota

The Soudan Mine on the Vermilion Range is the oldest and deepest iron mine in Minnesota. Its opening in 1884 set the stage for Minnesota’s reign as the country’s leading iron ore producer.

In 1880 Charlemagne Tower, a wealthy Pennsylvania industrialist, purchased some 20,000 acres of iron-rich land in northern Minnesota for development. Within two years he had incorporated the M...
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Marcona Iron Mine

Marcona Iron Mine

Huge Iron Mine in Peru. *edited by admin*
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Mt Whaleback Iron Ore mine

Mt Whaleback Iron Ore mine

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
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Iron Ore railhead

Iron Ore railhead

This is the end of the line for the Iron Ore mined at Mt Whaleback, Newman Iron ore mine. You can see five ships in port ready to be loaded
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Dragline Excavator

Dragline Excavator

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.
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Monsted Limestone Caves

Monsted Limestone Caves

When the Danes became Christians more than 1000 years ago, a new extra source of income was created, "Limestonework and limeburning". With the new religion churches followed which were built of stone. The stone was held together using burnt limestone slaked to mortar, a new building material in Denmark at that time.

Under Mønsted a limestone mountain was found. The lime...
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Sishen Mine, South Africa

Sishen Mine, South Africa

This huge open pit mine near Kathu, owned by Kumba Resources, is the biggest iron ore source in South Africa, located in the Northern Cape Province.
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Riotinto mine

Riotinto mine

This is the second biggest opensky mine in the world, this mine have been used for two thousand years ago by Romans, and nowadays it's used by the NASA because the terrain is such as Mars, the dam you can see at the north of the mine are contamined waters.
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Stingfellows Iron Mountain

Stingfellows Iron Mountain

Next to Shell Rocky Mountain site this is the worst polluted site in USA subject to great debate as to who is paying for its remedy although it was State of California who ordered stringfellow to store the waste
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Cerro Aucanquilcha and the Highest Road in the World

Cerro Aucanquilcha and the Highest Road in the World

Cerro Aucanquilcha, Chile, is one of those places where hell sometimes releases its surplus building material through a volcano. So huge is that deposit of sulfur, that it was deemed worth to tap, even if the stuff has to be brought down from 6000m altitude with the highest arial ropeway to a sulfuric acid plant (deemed for copper processing at Chuquicamata, see mining branch). The workers drov...
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Limestone Quarry - Thornton, IL

Limestone Quarry - Thornton, IL

This was at one time the world's largest limestone quarry. Half of the site will soon be used as a reservior for the sewer system during heavy rain situations.
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Frank Slide, Alberta, Canada

Frank Slide, Alberta, Canada

In 1903 82 million tons of limestone slid of the side of Turtle Mountain burying the town of Frank, AB (pop. 600). Information.
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