Saltom Colliery - Whitehaven

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Saltom Pit


  • Description

    "Former colliery on the cliff edge. This mine, built in 1729, was operated until 1948. The coal seams dip out under the sea and are currently being explored for new coking coal resources." Photo by Ashley Dace, 2015.
  • Owner

    Ashley Dace
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 2 months ago
    Viewed: 194 times
    Picture Taken: 2015-06-23
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