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OliVDB5590

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Posted: 25/03/2019 16:02:23
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Hello everyone!

I'm a new user, currently expatriated in Eastern Europe, but I might well be assigned to a post in the UK by my company next year.
I don't have much experience in mine exploration, as I've only "dived" into a former silver mine in Thuringia, Germany and into a coal mine in what's now the breakaway region of Novorossia, before the conflict erupted.
In other words, it isn't much and it was a while ago! But now that I'll have more free time, I'd like to try it out again, especially now that my son is old enough (14) to follow me in the mines that aren't in too much of a dangerous condition.

As such, I'd like to learn more about mine exploration in the UK, preferably in Central and Southern England as it will be more convenient for me; but I'm willing to go for the weekend all the way to Wales if needed, because I know that mines may well be more common there.

See you soon on the forums, and maybe "down there" some day!
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Posted: 25/03/2019 21:19:25
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Hello and welcome Thumb Up

Diving in a coal mine sounds like a bold undertaking!
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Posted: 26/03/2019 14:49:26
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Thanks! Sorry for the word "dive", I didn't mean it in the literal sense, I just went down that mine and back again. IP: 78.106.72.34
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Posted: 26/03/2019 15:43:20
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OliVDB5590 wrote:

Thanks! Sorry for the word "dive", I didn't mean it in the literal sense, I just went down that mine and back again.


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Good stuff, not many coal mines accessible (or wise) to visit here, apart from the remaining small working ones and the handful of preserved ones of course.

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