The Superpit

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    Aerial view of Kalgoorlie-Boulder's Superpit, the gold mine that dominates the city

    Colour, quadrapop, sparty lea, and 9 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. quadrapop 118 months ago | reply

      wow, a tad bigger than in the 70s when I was last there.

    2. ~Prescott 114 months ago | reply

      I haven't seen it from this angle - looks great - like the superpit is slowly swallowing the town :)

    3. mattyp_ 114 months ago | reply

      It's often said that it is...just think of how much gold must be buried under the city of Kal...I'm sure someone would love to get to it!

    4. especially_today 112 months ago | reply

      what is that bright green spot at the bottom right corner of the photo? looks sort of out of place!

    5. mattyp_ 112 months ago | reply

      Ahh, I'd never really noticed that...I think it's simply the water at the bottom of a now disused pit.

    6. Up The Banner 110 months ago | reply

      You may find the notes attached to this photo of interest to you:
      Where I Spent My Youth -----------              Gower Hall, Cooraclare.

    7. mattyp_ 110 months ago | reply

      Nice connection...thanks

    8. bdl 104 months ago | reply

      Nice shot of my workplace. I drive a bomb truck at the superpit, and find all aerial shots of the place strangely addictive.

    9. asfoetida 99 months ago | reply

      exelent shot

    10. australianpolicyonline 29 months ago | reply

      Thanks from Australian Policy Online. This pic is on APO's home page (with attribution) for a few days from 1 November 2012. See (illustrating an article called 'Modern-day mining: Queensland’s uranium re-launch'). APO is a non profit website making the latest Australian and International social policy research available to the public. Thank you for listing your image with a Creative Commons license

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