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Topic: Hvalba, Suðuroy - Faroe Islands
LAP

Forum: Europe   Posted: 06/11/2010 14:11:41   Subject: Hvalba, Suðuroy - Faroe Islands
Hmm in Iceland I know there is a silica mine, never visited it though. With the Faroe Islands being quite recent, volcanic islands in terms of geological history, I didn't think there'd be mining the
Topic: Photo trip - after christmas / new year - thoughts?
LAP

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 06/11/2010 13:56:34   Subject: Photo trip - after christmas / new year - thoughts?
hey;
Yep I appreciate that I haven't been on here much since around, february?
I'm going to drive down to Llangollen at some point and look at Moel Fferna... the colour of the rock in ther
Topic: Yn Kernow
LAP

Forum: South West England   Posted: 16/06/2010 13:52:26   Subject: Yn Kernow
Hello;
I appreciate I haven't been on here in a while, nor had any time for mine-exploring having been studying and writing articles et etc; I'm working in CSM on the test site at moment, I'm ex
Topic: Sincs in Dinorwig
LAP

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/02/2010 18:36:44   Subject: Sincs in Dinorwig
Yeah here's an aweful one from the inside

[photo]Dinorwig-Slate-Mine-User-Album-Image-001[/photo]
Topic: Sincs in Dinorwig
LAP

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/02/2010 18:33:42   Subject: Sincs in Dinorwig
Aye Simon, it is.
I have some bad pictures of it somewhere which I can find, strange metal object inside it.
Topic: Dinorwic Plans
LAP

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/02/2010 16:23:18   Subject: Dinorwic Plans
Thanks everyone for all the input.
I looked at the map in Delving in Dinorwig. It's good in that it shows what is there, but not to the extent where we can accuratly say exactly where things are
Topic: Sincs in Dinorwig
LAP

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/02/2010 16:04:45   Subject: Sincs in Dinorwig
That fall happaned many years ago though, I remember going there when I was 7 or 8 (10 years ago) and seeing the track suspended. I went up to find it on tuesday, went up C4 incline. Felt a bit nervo
Topic: International mine explorers
LAP

Forum: Europe   Posted: 18/02/2010 23:00:29   Subject: International mine explorers
Hey Gollum, nice to have ye on the site :)

I heard this one story from near where i live, didn't envolve a car or horse, but a train was said to be moving about in the Furness region of Cu
Topic: Sincs in Dinorwig
LAP

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/02/2010 19:50:56   Subject: Sincs in Dinorwig
haha the descent, yeah It'll probably have influenced the way people think about underground quite a bit.

I know the map which you mean Blondin, I find it very confusing though, although I
Topic: Sincs in Dinorwig
LAP

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/02/2010 18:09:39   Subject: Sincs in Dinorwig
Hey Simon

Yeah you're exactly right, it's below the ledge, and it has a kind of metal framing inside of it, not sure what that was for. Must presumably be the only underground working in th
Topic: Sincs in Dinorwig
LAP

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/02/2010 15:38:44   Subject: Sincs in Dinorwig
Hello :)

I spent tuesday wondering around Dinorwig, took the path from near Llyn Peris, went up inclines C4 and C5 to Australia level, and then explored a few tunnels. I noticed that nearl
Topic: Work experience
LAP

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2010 17:32:50   Subject: Work experience
Hehe I've only really known the Cornish language spelling: Kammbron.

Thanks all for the replies, I shall definatly look into S Crofty and Boulby, Boulby being the nearer one to me
Topic: Work experience
LAP

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/02/2010 17:19:19   Subject: Work experience
Hello

For A Level we do work experience, I have currently distanced myself from the idea of ancient archaeological sites (because it usually involves handing out leaflets) and thought abou
Topic: Divining-rods
LAP

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/02/2010 17:15:41   Subject: Divining-rods
Ah hello
It's Middle Welsh, most of vocabulary is the same as modern (although k as opposed to c and v for f sometimes) but the word order quite different, e.g. modern welsh uses more auxillary
Topic: Divining-rods
LAP

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/01/2010 21:34:44   Subject: Divining-rods
Lots of evidence to suggest that people's minds can be brought to higher levels of thought by means of certain things, for example electrical or magnetic waves. Taking drugs (not at all reccomended)
Topic: El Marchal de Enix - Spain (Image Heavy!)
LAP

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/11/2009 18:07:43   Subject: El Marchal de Enix - Spain (Image Heavy!)
Fantastic pics :) That tunnel looks interesting
Topic: Divining-rods
LAP

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2009 19:36:01   Subject: Divining-rods
[quote="DougCornwall"]Not sure how divining rods and religion became muddled on this thread, especially when lots of contributors clearly find divining rods are actually useful for something.
How
Topic: Llangollen Query
LAP

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/10/2009 19:27:51   Subject: Llangollen Query
Wow that is really interesting, never noticed it before. Do you think it may have been something to do with the river Dee?
Topic: Dinorwic slate quarry - access restricted by fence?
LAP

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/10/2009 17:48:23   Subject: Dinorwic slate quarry - access restricted by fence?
Ah big shame about this, does the fence prevent access to all of the area around Dali's pit, or is it still possible to use the steps from one of the above levels?
Topic: Svalbard, Nord Norge - Coal Mines
LAP

Forum: Europe   Posted: 06/10/2009 21:23:08   Subject: Svalbard, Nord Norge - Coal Mines
Ah, In Shetland? I heard there were some mines in Shetland. I don't think there are any in the Faroes, which is annoying because if there were.. that'd be an even better excuse to go there ;)
Topic: Svalbard, Nord Norge - Coal Mines
LAP

Forum: Europe   Posted: 06/10/2009 20:11:33   Subject: Svalbard, Nord Norge - Coal Mines
The mines here must be some of the most northernly in the world. Anyhow here's a website giving a brief history: [url]http://website.lineone.net/~polar.publishing/svalbardcoal.htm[/url]

I
Topic: Bronze age mining in NW England
LAP

Forum: North West England   Posted: 14/08/2009 18:01:10   Subject: Bronze age mining in NW England
Hello :)
I went to great orme a few days ago, at a very cheap price (by coach), looked at train prices.. and well, from Lancaster they are rather high to say the least.
I've set myself th
Topic: Haunted Odin
LAP

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 14/08/2009 17:55:59   Subject: Haunted Odin
It's very likely that the name 'Odin' is of Viking origin, if you look at sagas and other written records from Iceland, Norway etc, Odin is obviously a big part of their belief system. Why they gave
Topic: Mining in Iceland
LAP

Forum: Europe   Posted: 10/08/2009 19:34:10   Subject: Mining in Iceland
Thanks all;
Sparty it is indeed a beautiful country :) I've recently become interested in Viking culture and history, so despite there being a lack of mines, I know it has its other histories. <
Topic: Mining in Iceland
LAP

Forum: Europe   Posted: 10/08/2009 18:35:08   Subject: Mining in Iceland
Me and the father hoping to do some biological work in Iceland next year, I've heard about the existance of (calcite?) mines, somewhere...? Was mining a major historical feature of Iceland, or is it
Topic: False flooring photos
LAP

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/04/2009 17:44:42   Subject: False flooring photos
some pretty amazing pics there Roy
Topic: Damage in Smallcleugh
LAP

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/04/2009 15:52:54   Subject: Damage in Smallcleugh
Too much rubbish in there as well, seems to be some mineral collecting going on in Smallcleugh and Incline flats, bits of lead and rock spewn everywhere. Was talking to this fellow at Glengowla mines
Topic: Frans
LAP

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/04/2009 19:40:34   Subject: Frans
Hi Frans, welcome to aditnow.
We haven't really had much mining data from Belgium before, so it's interesting to see what sort of stuff is there;

regards
Topic: The Lambton Worm
LAP

Forum: North East England   Posted: 24/02/2009 00:18:40   Subject: The Lambton Worm
hmm, my grandad knew someone who used to sing the lampton worm whilst going down mines in Nenthead
Topic: Pikedaw Lead Mine
LAP

Forum: North West England   Posted: 18/02/2009 18:37:14   Subject: Pikedaw Lead Mine
I was in Malham today ane remembered hearing about this mine, is this the one where the only way in is via a natural-pothole, ladder descent of about 70 ft? I've heard there are some quite nice floow
Topic: Fenix TK10 for sale
LAP

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 18/02/2009 18:34:40   Subject: Fenix TK10 for sale
I'm still thinking about getting one of these; the PC I'm using at mo hasn't got the paypal details, but I'll try and get one later =D
Topic: AditNow 2008 Photography Competition - THE RESULT!
LAP

Forum: The 2008 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 18/02/2009 18:33:03   Subject: AditNow 2008 Photography Competition - THE RESULT!
Hi All, mine arrived this morning, thanks Simon :thumbup:
Topic: Nant Gadwen Manganese Mine
LAP

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/02/2009 11:27:19   Subject: Nant Gadwen Manganese Mine
Yes, I did forget my fenix so I had to resort to using Halogen lighting, but all the same I first came across this mine a few years ago whilst on holiday, I returned to it the day before yesturday to
Topic: Water Mine
LAP

Forum: Europe   Posted: 09/02/2009 19:22:18   Subject: Water Mine
Interesting. In Mallorca it appears that water was sought through this intrecate tunnels.

[url]http://www.flickr.com/photos/sionia/2313361172/[/url]
Topic: Honister: how to pull a jcb up a mountain
LAP

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/01/2009 21:25:19   Subject: Honister: how to pull a jcb up a mountain
Well I thought the vid itself was quite impressive, if it were in a Movie for example, but to see the owner of a mine doing that is just plain odd!! How did they get The JCB there in the 1st place?
Topic: Possible Dinorwic trip?
LAP

Forum: Events   Posted: 19/01/2009 00:39:15   Subject: Possible Dinorwic trip?
Will you be parking on the Padarn Side, near The A inclines, and then walking across to the C Inclines/Peris side?
Topic: New trips added
LAP

Forum: Events   Posted: 17/01/2009 01:41:46   Subject: New trips added
It'd be nice to have a trip t Scotland, maybe to Tyndrum, we'd be going up on train probably. Supposed to be some good mines around there.
Topic: Trip Report: Croesor -> Rhosydd (30/05/2009)
LAP

Forum: Events   Posted: 17/01/2009 01:40:17   Subject: New event added 'Croesor - Rhosydd Through Trip May 2009' on 30/05/2009 at 10:00
Ahh, thanks for the quick reply:

I was looking at this pic

[photo]Dark-Places-Big-Bash-CRTT-10-08-2007-Image-014[/photo]

Huge!
Topic: Trip Report: Croesor -> Rhosydd (30/05/2009)
LAP

Forum: Events   Posted: 17/01/2009 01:31:15   Subject: New event added 'Croesor - Rhosydd Through Trip May 2009' on 30/05/2009 at 10:00
Mann, that 1st chamber which you abseil into looks rather scary, I wonder how many tonnes of rock came down in there?
Topic: Carrera Marble Quarry
LAP

Forum: Europe   Posted: 10/01/2009 14:58:37   Subject: Carrera Marble Quarry
Interesting site Carnkie, thanks.
Topic: Carrera Marble Quarry
LAP

Forum: Europe   Posted: 09/01/2009 20:04:22   Subject: Carrera Marble Quarry
Hey;
I know it's amazing how Marble can be quarried with such regular looking working faces, those underground workings have almost perfectly cut walls.
If you look at the area in Italy t
Topic: The Next Trip?
LAP

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/01/2009 17:14:06   Subject: The Next Trip?
With the Coniston trip having dissapeared off the Calender due to no specific date being set, Simon if you'd like to go is there any weekend that'd best suit you?
I probably in Scotland the we
Topic: Unusual places to start a Mine!
LAP

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/01/2009 22:24:53   Subject: Unusual places to start a Mine!
Cheers;
As for the ones on the shores of Morcambe Bay: there are various small trials around the Carnforth area, it appears that some iron prospecting has also taken place within sea caves.
Topic: Unusual places to start a Mine!
LAP

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/01/2009 21:09:19   Subject: Unusual places to start a Mine!
Yes, I've seen the album for this Heb.
How old is it do you know?
Topic: Unusual places to start a Mine!
LAP

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/01/2009 19:52:47   Subject: Unusual places to start a Mine!
There's a quarry called Gairbh Eilean on North Uist/Uibhist a' Teach, where one of the many small islands has basically been completely quarried away, quite unusual really.
Found various other
Topic: 2008: A year in pictures
LAP

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/01/2009 23:58:06   Subject: 2008: A year in pictures
Thanks;
Must have been very rewarding to re-descover those places.
Topic: 417 years ago
LAP

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/01/2009 22:12:46   Subject: 417 years ago
Indeed they have changed; unfortunatly some mines in less developed areas of the world don't seem to be much different.
Topic: Photograph description/title
LAP

Forum: North East England   Posted: 02/01/2009 18:06:23   Subject: Photograph description/title
I've now done all the 'relevent' ones of Smallcleugh, about to move onto the Scottish mine pics I've added...
Topic: Photograph description/title
LAP

Forum: North East England   Posted: 02/01/2009 14:51:59   Subject: Photograph description/title
...replace this line with your message...

Photograph:

[link]Smallcleugh-Lead-Mine-User-Album-Image-571[linkphoto]Smallcleugh-Lead-Mine-User-Album-Image-571[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Photos
LAP

Forum: North America   Posted: 02/01/2009 13:45:02   Subject: Photos
Great photos
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