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Dinorwic slate quarry - old rusty incline waggon

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One rusty old abandoned waggon used on the inclines to get the slate down the steep hills in the quarry to the railway. More info on the Dinorwich slate quarry can be found under http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dinorwic_Quarry

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A: Dinorwic slate quarry

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This panorama was taken in Wales

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Wales (Cymru in the Welsh language) is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  The major cities are Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and Bangor.  The city of St. Davids is the smallest city in the UK with a population around 2000.  Wales itself has a population of around 3 million.  The Welsh language is spoken by around 20% of the population.

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