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The changing landscape

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This applies elsewhere in the country of course but none more so than in this area which was completely dominated by mining in the 19th century and the beginning of the last as can be seen in the first photo.

Camborne, mining district. Looking E. 1904
View of the Camborne mining district taken from the engine house of Dolcoath Mine. In the distance, to the right, can be seen Carn Brea. Figured in Memoirs of the Geological Survey - The geology of Falmouth etc. (1906) Plate III.
credit “British Geological Survey” P200035

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And this is the view looking at the same area from Carn Brea mentioned above

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