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Greatest Wonders In Mining World

  1. 1. <ul><li>The </li></ul><ul><li>Greatest Wonders </li></ul><ul><li>in </li></ul><ul><li>Mining World </li></ul>The Greatest Wonders in Mining World Collection : Nitin Saxena
  2. 2. Greatest Wonders In Mining World <ul><li>Mir Mine also called Mirny Mine was an open pit diamond mine located in Mirny, Eastern Siberia, Russia. The mine is 525 meters (1,720 ft) deep and has a diameter of 1,200 m (3,900 ft), and is the second largest excavated hole in the world, after Bingham Canyon Mine. The airspace above the mine is closed for helicopters because of a few incidents in which they were sucked in by the downward air flow. </li></ul>Collection : Nitin Saxena
  3. 3. Greatest Wonders In Mining World Mirny Mine Collection : Nitin Saxena
  4. 4. Greatest Wonders In Mining World Mirny Mine Collection : Nitin Saxena
  5. 5. Greatest Wonders In Mining World Mirny Mine Collection : Nitin Saxena
  6. 6. Greatest Wonders In Mining World Mirny Mine Collection : Nitin Saxena
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Big Hole is located in the city of Kimberley which is the capital of the Northern Cape of South Africa. Today the Big Hole is some 1,500 feet wide and over 42 acres in surface. When above ground mining stopped at the Big Hole in 1914, it was some 785 feet deep. </li></ul>Greatest Wonders In Mining World Collection : Nitin Saxena
  8. 8. Greatest Wonders In Mining World Kimberley’s Big Hole Collection : Nitin Saxena
  9. 9. Greatest Wonders In Mining World Kimberley’s Big Hole Collection : Nitin Saxena
  10. 10. <ul><li>The Bingham Canyon Mine is an open-pit mining operation extracting a large porphyry copper deposit southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, in the Oquirrh Mountains. The mine has been in production since 1906, and has resulted in the creation of a pit over 0.75 miles (1.2 km) deep, 2.5 miles (4 km) wide, and covering 1,900 acres (7.7 km?). According to Kennecott, it is the world's largest man-made excavation. </li></ul>Greatest Wonders In Mining World Collection : Nitin Saxena
  11. 11. Greatest Wonders In Mining World Bingham Canyon Mine Collection : Nitin Saxena
  12. 12. Greatest Wonders In Mining World Bingham Canyon Mine Collection : Nitin Saxena
  13. 13. Greatest Wonders In Mining World Bingham Canyon Mine Collection : Nitin Saxena
  14. 14. Greatest Wonders In Mining World Bingham Canyon Mine Collection : Nitin Saxena
  15. 15. Greatest Wonders In Mining World Bingham Canyon Mine Collection : Nitin Saxena
  16. 16. <ul><li>The Diavik Diamond Mine is a diamond mine in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada, about 300 kilometres (186 miles) north of Yellowknife. </li></ul>Greatest Wonders In Mining World Collection : Nitin Saxena
  17. 17. Diavik Diamond Mine Collection : Nitin Saxena Greatest Wonders In Mining World
  18. 18. Greatest Wonders In Mining World Diavik Diamond Mine Collection : Nitin Saxena
  19. 19. Greatest Wonders In Mining World Diavik Diamond Mine Collection : Nitin Saxena
  20. 20. Guatemala Sinkhole <ul><li>Guatemala Sinkhole. 80 feet in diameter and 15 feet deep, a huge sinkhole opened up in the middle of Montrose Avenue after a water main break flooded the tarmac. A sinkhole is caused when water (usually rainwater or sewage) is soaked up by the earth on a large scale, resulting in the ground collapsing. </li></ul>Collection : Nitin Saxena Greatest Wonders In Mining World
  21. 21. Guatemala Sinkhole Collection : Nitin Saxena Greatest Wonders In Mining World

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