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Haulageway of Ikuno Silver Mine, Japan
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This is haulageway of Ikuno silver mine.

The dolls are placed to recreate how they mined for silver in Edo period.

Ikuno silver mine was found in 807 and closed in 1973.

The total length of the tunnel (haulageway) is longer than 350 km (217 miles). The deepest part is 880 m (0.55 miles) below ground.

A little part of the haulageway is opened to public.

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Uploadet: 06/07/2011
Opdateret: 25/04/2014
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