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  Hand dug gold mine
by grets

This area is rich in gold deposits, and have over the centuries been subject to gold mining. Currently Brownsberg Naturepark is in danger of illigal mining activities.

This mine is over 200 years old, the shaft is 8m deep with a 50m long tunnel. All would have been dug by hand.

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  • Written Oct 24, 2004
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