Abandoned Montevecchio lead-zinc ore processing plant and tailings

The abandoned Montevecchio lead-zinc ore processing plant is accompanied by several million cubic meters of tailings that pollute the creek running alongside with heavy-metals

Copyright: Hans Zijlstra
Typ: Spherical
Upplösning: 13516x6758
Taken: 10/04/2012
Uppladdad: 11/04/2012
Uppdaterad: 27/03/2015


Tags: lead-zinc ore; processing plant; tailings; heavy-metals; pollution; montevecchio; guspini; sardinia
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