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Open Pit Mine, South Africa

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Palabora copper mine

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The largest man-made hole in Africa is located 360 kilometres north-east of South African capital, Pretoria. The Palabora copper mine was excavated open-cast for 38 years: the end-result is easily visible from space: the pit now approaches 2000 metres in diameter and 762 metres deep (more than 230 metres beneath sea level).
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Dragline Excavator

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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.
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Namibia Overlay

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For more look at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namibia
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Ekati Diamond Mine

Ekati Diamond Mine

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Kennecott Copper Mine

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South African Presidential Residence, Pretoria, South Africa

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The official Residency of the President of South Africa
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