Limestone spoil, Buxton Quarry

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Limestone quarries don't just leave big holes in the ground, they leave enormous amounts of spoil which is dumped across huge areas, and often levelled out to make roadways for the quarrying vehicles.

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  • Uploaded on August 24, 2010
  • Attribution-No Derivative Works
    by Simon Butler
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
    • Exposure: 0.001s
    • Focal Length: 19.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/16.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash