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Photo Gallery :: Deep Ecton Copper Mine


The Ecton copper mines were once some of the richest mines in the world. The site is now maintained by the Ecton Hill Field Studies Association ( with access being granted for educational purposes. This series of photos was taken in Deep Ecton mine.

On the ladder ways between Deep Ecton and Salts Level
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The accessible part of Deep Ecton comprises two distinct levels, connected by deep mine shafts. A fixed ladder way installed in a stope allows passage from one level to the other.
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