the Masua Mine
The Masua zinc-lead mine (1863-1991) at the SW coast of Sardinia with in the distance in the sea the 'sugar bread' rock.
Like Nebida is a former mining town, now tourist area.
Nebida is a former mining town, located in Sulcis-Iglesiente.
A breathtaking sight over the whole Lion Gulf from Nebida's Belvedere walkway. Like stones thrown int...
In valleys near the San Giovanni mine, one still finds remains of a former rail road, such as this wa...
The large abandoned zinc-lead sulfide San Giovanni mining complex is seen from a typical Sardinian pi...
The Santa Barbara Cave is a dissolution cavity above the San Giovanni lead-zinc mine, first covered b...
Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily). The area of Sardinia is 24,090 square kilometres (9,301 sq mi). The island is surrounded (clockwise from north) by the French island of Corsica, the Italian Peninsula, Tunisia and the Balearic Islands. Sardinia is a constitutional part of Italy, with a special statute of regional autonomy under the Italian Constitution.