Zeche Nordstern I/II (Coal Mine), Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
N 51° 31.669 E 007° 01.832
32U E 363383 N 5710361
Quick Description: Coal miners had been working in this colliery from 1868 to 1982
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 11/23/2014 7:37:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMMYAH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
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Long Description:
Nordstern Coalmine has been transformed from a colliery site into a park with playgrounds, restaurants and venues for events in the Ruhr Area.
And since 1995 it is a monument.

Further information:
(visit link)
Mine Type: Tourist Mine

Mineral Collecting: Not Known

Material Mined: Coal, Lignite

Operation: Underground Mine

Surface Features: Yes

KNOWN DANGERS:
No dangers


Any associated website: [Web Link]

Any Other information:
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nordsternpark


Visit Instructions:
Optional photograph welcomed.
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