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Taken 28-May-04
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HRS 5161 Parys Mountain Copper Mine de-watered 2004

The Parys copper mine lies to the west of the small Anglesey port of Amlwch. Copper ore has been worked there since the Bronze Age and later during the Roman occupation. The main period of working was from 1768-1883 when it was the largest producer of copper ore in Europe. KH
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Keywords:Parys mountain, amlwch, anglesey, buildings, copper, copper mining, cornish engines, cymru, geology, mines, mining, open-cast, parys mountain, pumping, steam, wales, windmills, ynys mon

HRS 5161 Parys Mountain Copper Mine de-watered 2004