Old slate quarries tower above the mining town of Blaennau Ffestiniog, on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales. The town's economy has undergone steep decline since the peak of the slate mining industry in the late ninteenth century.
Old slate quarries tower above the mining town of Blaennau Ffestiniog, on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales.
Old slate quarries tower above the mining town of Blaennau Ffestiniog, on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales. The town's economy has undergone steep decline since the peak of the slate mining industry in the late ninteenth century.

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Date: 24 Aug 2001
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