Prince of Wales Mine, Harrow Barrow, East Cornwall,UK - 1215-010
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 30.806 W 004° 15.424
30U E 410874 N 5596473
Quick Description: A mine in East Cornwall.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/7/2009 7:13:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM7D0R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tervas
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Long Description:
The Prince of Wales Mine dropped to a depth of 193 fathoms below surface, for a length of about 200 fathoms. 10 different minerals were found in the mine, the largest being tin ore of which 18000 tons were extracted.
The first reference found for this mine was in 1580, the mine was worked on and off until 1914.
Type: Site

Reference number: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1215/multiple=1&unique_number=1392

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