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Heap of Coal Waste and Furnaces: Blaenavon Industrial Landscape
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Language(s): English

Summary/Historical Context

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Mining
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Blaenavon
Wales

The area around Blaenavon is evidence of the pre-eminence of South Wales as the world's major producer of iron and coal in the 19th century. All the necessary elements can still be seen - coal and ore mines, quarries, a primitive railway system, furnaces, workers' homes, and the social infrastructure of their community.

Place/country: United Kingdom,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100,
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:48
Credits: NHK (publisher) UNESCO-WHC (co-producer) UNESCO TV (co-producer)
Published in:2000

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