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Dinorwic Quarry - 20120205 - 34 - 1938 Compressor House | by gastephen
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Dinorwic Quarry - 20120205 - 34 - 1938 Compressor House

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The south-western aspect of Elidir Fawr, above the lake Llyn Peris and the town of Llanberis, is dominated by the sculpted landscape formed by the now quiet galleries of Dinorwic Quarry. Commercial quarrying of slate started there in 1787 and production continued until the business closed in 1969… [more...]

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Taken on February 5, 2012