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Gypsum deposit of Yara, Siilinjärvi
Finland

The hill you see behind the train line is the deposit of gypsum that the factories of Yara (formerly Kemira) have produced. In the 1950s the phosphate deposit was found and the production started in 1969. In 2010, the plant produced over eleven million tonnes of landfill of which one and half million tonnes are gypsum. Note how the tracks are colored pink/magenta from the ore.

Copyright: Janne
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11500x5750
Taken: 22/06/2012
Uploaded: 22/06/2012
Updated: 05/09/2014
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