In the abandoned Dinorwic slate quarry
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In the abandoned Dinorwic slate quarry

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Once one of the biggest slate quarries in the world but all that remains today is an adventure playground for climbers and really, you are not even oficially allowed to go there at all.

In one of those holes scenes for "Clash of the Titans" was filmed.

  • Marco Köller about 1 year ago
    Wonderfull scene... Full of mystic and epic. Nice shot and lightning : )
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    A: Dinorwic slate quarry

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    B: Llanberis and Snowdon from Dinorwic slate quarry

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    C: Dinorwic slate quarry - old rusty incline waggon

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    D: Slate cutting benches, Dinorwic slate quarry, North Wales

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    F: Quarryman's cottages in the Dinorwic slate quarry

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    G: Chief engineers house - Llanberis slate museum

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    H: Slate museum Llanberis, courtyard

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    I: More machinery of the slate museum in Llanberis

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    J: Saw at the slate museum

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    This panorama was taken in Wales

    This is an overview of Wales

    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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