Great Orme Copper mining dates back to the Bronze Age. The mining area is internationally important both in archaeological, and geological terms. Situated in the Carboniferous limestone of the spectacular Great Orme headland at Llandudno, in North Wales, the mines are open to the public. Contact: http://www.greatormemines.info/ for further information.
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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory Detail:United Kingdom
Keywords:archaeology, bronze age, carboniferous, conwy, copper, cymru, geology, great orme, limestone, llandudno, mining, wales