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Dinorwic slate quarry - heaps of slate rubble

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The slate that was left over after explosions or the pieces that could just not be used were dumped along the original hillside. Some of those slate rubble hills are up to 100m high and cover the wholes area around the slate quarry. 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

von Bernd Kronmueller, 20 Meter entfernt

These are just some slate rubble hills, only about 100m high where they dumped everything they could ...

Dinorwic slate quarry

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

von Bernd Kronmueller, 850 Meter entfernt

This shows the abandoned slate cutting benches in the Dinorwic quarry. The slate was cut and split on...

Slate cutting benches, Dinorwic slate quarry, North Wales

C: Dinorwic slate quarry - old rusty incline waggon

von Bernd Kronmueller, 1.1 entfernt

One rusty old abandoned waggon used on the inclines to get the slate down the steep hills in the quar...

Dinorwic slate quarry - old rusty incline waggon

D: Dinorwic slate quarry

von Bernd Kronmueller, 1.3 entfernt

Dinorwic slate quarry was one of the biggest slate quarries at the end of the 18th century. Even toda...

Dinorwic slate quarry

E: Dinorwic slate quarry - old winch house on an incline

von Bernd Kronmueller, 1.3 entfernt

This is one of the old winch houses on the top of a quarry incline. Those huge winches were used to l...

Dinorwic slate quarry - old winch house on an incline

F: In the abandoned Dinorwic slate quarry

von Bernd Kronmueller, 1.4 entfernt

Once one of the biggest slate quarries in the world but all that remains today is an adventure playgr...

In the abandoned Dinorwic slate quarry

G: Quarryman's cottages in the Dinorwic slate quarry

von Bernd Kronmueller, 1.4 entfernt

Those rows of houses were build so the quarryman could work longer hours because they would not need ...

Quarryman's cottages in the Dinorwic slate quarry

H: Dolbadarn Castle (Llanberis)

von Pawel Rozenek, 1.5 entfernt

Dolbadarn Castle (Llanberis) Panorama 360° x 180° More amazing pictures at http://www.rozenek.com Tha...

Dolbadarn Castle (Llanberis)

I: Dolbadarn Castle in Llanberis Snowdonia

von cezary letachowicz, 1.5 entfernt

Dolbadarn Castle stands above Llyn Padarn, between Caernarfon and Snowdonia. Built by the Welsh Princ...

Dolbadarn Castle in Llanberis Snowdonia

J: Llanberis and Snowdon from Dinorwic slate quarry

von Bernd Kronmueller, 1.6 entfernt

Dinorwic slate quarry was one of the biggest slate quarries at the end of the 18th century. Even toda...

Llanberis and Snowdon from Dinorwic slate quarry

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Dies ist ein Überblick von 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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