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Humberstone | Former saltpetre works

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This former saltpetre mine (in operation until 1961) was abandoned and the associated settlement represents a ghost town. However, the place was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site together with the nearby site of Santa Laura and is open to visitors.

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Created
on Tuesday 6 February 2018 by Martin Mergili
Visits and license
5970 visits, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 DEED license