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Abandonned mine and harbour
22-JAN-2009 Alexander S. Howen

Abandonned mine and harbour

King Island, Tasmania, Australia

More than twenty years the small town of Grassy on the south eastern corner of King Island was a busy mining town. Scheelite was mined to produce tunsgten. When mining ceased the open cut mine became a large water body.

Here you can see the old open cut mine with the breakwater of Grassy Harbour in the background.


Canon EOS 5D
1/125s f/11.0 at 24.0mm iso160 full exif

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