Saltom Pit

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Saltom Pit


Whitehaven

  • Description

    "This was the first underwater pit to be dug in England. It was built in 1729 & operated for over 100 years before closing in 1848. At its maximum it stretched 2 kilometres from the coastline." Photo by N Chadwick, 2009.
  • Owner

    N Chadwick
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1347032
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 2 months ago
    Viewed: 215 times
    Picture Taken: 2009-05-29
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