26 August 2014

Photos: visualising the total amount of copper extracted from mines in Namaqualand, South Africa - http://goo.gl/1ZA48D

Nababeep South Mine, Nababeep (1882 to 2000)
Over 500m deep, 302,791.65 tonnes of copper extracted

Tweefontein Mine, Concordia (1887 to 1904)
Over 100m deep, 38,747.7 tonnes of copper extracted

Jubilee Mine, Concordia (1971 to 1973)
Over 100m deep, 6,500 tonnes of copper extracted


(Dillon Marshvia)