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Abandoned Mir Diamond Mine in Russia | Amusing Planet

Apr 19, 2013 ... Mir Mine also called Mirny Mine is a former open pit diamond mine located in Mirny, ... The World's Largest Pipe Organ at Boardwalk Hall.

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25 Most Massive Man-made and Natural Holes - WebEcoist

Sep 10, 2009 ... Massive man-made holes scar the Earth with greedy pockmarks indicating ... The Udachnaya pipe (lower right) is a open-pit diamond mine in Russia. ... Bingham Canyon Mine is the world's largest man-made excavation.

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Asbestos industry still strong in Russia - BBC News

Jul 21, 2010 ... The world's biggest producer of asbestos, Russia, says an EU ban on the substance is unnecessary, and a ... Asbestos quarry in Russia.

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Mir mine

The Mir mine also called the Mirny mine, is a former open pit diamond mine, now inactive, located in Mirny, Eastern Siberia, Russia. The mine is 525 meters (1,722 ft) deep (4th in the world) and has...

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World's Largest Diamond Deposit: Popigai Crater, Russia

Trillions of carats of diamonds at the Popigai Crater in northern Russia are ... The world's largest known diamond deposit was formed by a massive asteroid impact ... it is more economical to "make industrial diamonds" than it is to mine them.

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The world's asbestos behemoth | Center for Public Integrity

Jul 21, 2010 ... Just east of the city is the massive open-pit Uralasbest mine. ... Russia is also, by far, the world's largest exporter of the toxic mineral, shipping...

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10 Most Incredible Open-Pit Mines | 10 Most Today

Grasberg Mine, Indonesia – The world's biggest gold mine and third largest copper mine. ... mine is one of the largest diamond mines in Russia and in the world.

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'Trillions of carats' of diamonds found under Russian asteroid crater ...

Sep 18, 2012 ... The Russian government has revealed that a vast quantity of ... The Popigai crater is the world's fourth-largest asteroid impact crater known so far, ... lower the value of their already-profitable Mirny mine further east, which at...

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Alrosa opens Russia's largest diamond mine | MINING.com

Jun 27, 2014 ... The Udachny mine, in the country's northeast, is also expected to become one of the world's biggest underground diamond operations.

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Here's what lurks inside the world's deepest pits - io9 - Gizmodo

Nov 26, 2013 ... The world's deepest mine, the TauTona gold mine in Carletonville, ... a former diamond mine (1957-2011) in Mirny, Eastern Siberia, Russia.

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The world's top 10 biggest diamond mines - Mining Technology

Oct 14, 2013 ... Udachny diamond mine, also located in the Yakutia region of Russia, ranks as the world's second largest diamond mine by reserve size.

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Russia bringing back world's largest surface-combatant ship ...

Mar 9, 2016 ... Developed in the late 1970s, Russia's Kirov-class battle cruisers are the largest and heaviest surface-combat ships in the world — and they're...

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: Russia's Satan II: West worried as Russia boasts of its ...

May 11, 2016 ... Russia's largest ICBM terrifies the West. ... Russia is getting ready to test its new world's biggest nuclear missile reportedly capable of wiping out a whole ..... If you can't understand that then that's mama's problem not mine.

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Asbestos Mining in this Russian City Still Drives the Economy

Jul 16, 2013 ... Asbestos Mining in Russia Still Fuels the Economy in Some Cities ... view of the world's largest open-pit asbestos mine, a backdrop seen as...

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Russian revelation: Landmark locations in the world's largest ...

May 27, 2011 ... Russian revelation: Landmark locations in the world's largest country .... The bodies of Nicholas and his family were dumped in a mine shaft...

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Russian diamond mine is the worlds second largest hole - Slate

Jun 28, 2013 ... Atlas Obscura on Slate is a new travel blog. Like us on Facebook, Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter @atlasobscura. The second-largest...

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The World's Biggest Dump Truck is Electric - Scientific American ...

Dec 26, 2014 ... ... dump truck that is currently at work in a Siberian mine in the Kuzbass region of Russia. Purportedly the world's biggest dump truck, the BelAZ...

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Russia Launches World's Biggest, Most Powerful Icebreaker : The ...

Jun 16, 2016 ... Russia launched the world's biggest, most powerful icebreaker on Thursday in St. Petersburg. The Arktika is 568 feet long and powered by two...

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