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Rummu quarry

Old mining quarry and prison
A cache by : gozamite

Found 16 times (last time was 15/07/2019 (d/m/y) )

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Address : Haapsalu maantee 19, Rummu, Estonia     Google maps

Amazing site near Tallinn. This used to be mining site for white marble and the work was mainly done by prisoners.
When the mine was closed they shut down the pumps that kept the quarry empty and it was filled with crystal clear water.
The old prison building has been partly under water since then.
Nice beach is surrounded by mountains made from the "ashes" of the mine. Mountains are 70 meters high.
Nowadays there's 3€ entrance fee to the area.
There's a nice video in YouTube that tells everything!

Video of Rummu (Open in a new window.)

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Published :  02/08/2015 (d/m/y) 09:33

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